Explore Your Digital Copy Of The 2022 Crucible Magazine


We’re so thrilled to share the first edition of our new Crucible Magazine. This 60+ page volume features stories from our industrial arts community, photos of artwork created at our 56,000 sq ft West Oakland studio, and listings for all our classes running throughout the year.

Explore Your Digital Copy Of The 2022 Crucible Magazine2021-10-13T16:52:01-07:00

2020 Adult Classes Health and Safety Guidelines


The Crucible is excited to announce that we will also be able to start offering a small number of adult classes—with new health and safety policies in place in accordance with the most up-to-date orders defined by the Alameda County Public Health Department, under the guidance of the state.

2020 Adult Classes Health and Safety Guidelines2020-06-13T09:28:31-07:00

Get Your Latest Digital Catalog! The Print Catalog Is No More


Printing a 52-page catalog uses a lot of trees. And trees are awesome! So instead of making our traditional catalog, we're moving in a new direction. What would have been our 2020 volume 2 catalog has been reimagined [cue sparkly sound effect].

Get Your Latest Digital Catalog! The Print Catalog Is No More2020-01-24T05:07:24-08:00

Our New Catalog Just Dropped—Get Your First Look


Keep an eye out for our 2020 Volume 1 Catalog due in your mailbox any day! Here is your advanced look at all of our classes running now through March, with additional listings for Youth Spring and Summer Camps and adult weeklong classes through August.

Our New Catalog Just Dropped—Get Your First Look2019-10-09T11:46:21-07:00

2011 Crucible Holiday Gift Guide


Gift Idea #1 – A Crucible Class

Holiday Tasters
Saturday & Sunday, December 17 & 18
Non-member Price $95 / Member Price $86

A great gift for your favorite industrial arts newbie, Tasters are an easy way to begin exploring in fire, metal or glass. Structured for all ages, 12 years and older*, just about anyone can get a taste of creating with fire and light. You can even take a class with a pal or sweetheart for a unique bonding experience. Try two skills on the same day and get a deal! Sign up for one morning and one afternoon Taster in separate disciplines on the same day and you’ll receive a $15 discount.

*Youth, ages 12 and up, are welcome when registered with a parent or guardian.


Winter Quarter 2012 & Spring Break 2012

Looking for a specific class to gift? Check out our winter classes listed by weekday, weekend or department. Download our Winter 2011 Catalog in PDF format for more information on classes and spring break for adults and youth.


Gift Idea #2– Tickets to a World Premiere Opera

MACHINE: A World Premiere Fire Opera
January 11-14 and 18-21, 2012
• 711pm

Based on a short story by science fiction author Derek J. Goodman, MACHINE is set in a fiery industrial universe in which workers have sold themselves into a lifetime of servitude. When one worker regains his power of self-determination, the story ignites into an explosive brew of escape plots, alliances, and unlikely love interests.

Tickets are on sale now! Crucible members receive an additional $5 off a ticket. Not a member? Join or renew now and save even more!

Experience Machine in style by coming to our Closing Night Gala. On Saturday, January 21, you’ll enjoy fiery foods and fine wines before the show viewing our MACHINE inspired art show and after the show, mix and mingle with performers as we toast our 13th anniversary.

More Information & Purchase Tickets…


Gift Idea #3 – A Crucible Membership

This holiday, give friends and family the gift of Crucible membership, giving them access to awesome Crucible member benefits, including early registration and discounts on Crucible classes and events, to priority access to special events. Help your loved one join our vital, vibrant community of artists, art lovers, artisans, innovators and educators by giving them the gift of membership. Plus anyone who purchases a membership as a gift by December

2011 Crucible Holiday Gift Guide2018-02-15T14:05:56-08:00
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