Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 7 – 9:30pm
7-8pm: Lecture and Q&A in Performance Space
8-9pm: Live Demonstration in Hot Shop
Join us for a lecture and demonstration by Rob Stern, a master glass artist who has taught at a number of the most prominent institutions for glass around the world. Free for all to attend, with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
About Rob Stern
Over his twenty-eight year career in glass Rob Stern has risen to the top of the field. Rob has traveled, lived, and studied extensively in numerous countries and has worked with the most accomplished glass artists and masters in the world. Rob has participated in and led numerous workshops worldwide and travels annually to teach at the most prominent institutions for glass; Pilchuck Glass School (WA.), Penland School of Crafts (N.C.), Bildwerk, (Frauenau Germany), and The Glass Furnace (Turkey). Rob has completed numerous public and private architectural commissions internationally while continuing to create original works including sculpture, furniture, and custom lighting. His work has been installed, exhibited, and collected in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Learn more about Rob Stern’s art and career on his website.
The Crucible is conveniently located near BART and AC Transit. We encourage public transportation as our parking lot is small.
From the West Oakland BART Station, exit onto 7th Street, turn right and walk 2 blocks east to Union (at the 2nd light). The Crucible is on the northwest corner of 7th & Union, at 1260 7th Street. To plan your BART trip, visit www.bart.gov.
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The Crucible has a small parking lot on the corner of 7th & Union. Spaces are available on a first come first serve basis, but will not be available during events. Street parking is available on 7th Street to the west of Union.
Please do not block the Union Street entrance marked in red, the 7th Street entrance, or the roll up doors. Please do not park in lots owned by local businesses – they will tow your car.
From San Francisco 1. From the Bay Bridge, stay right and take 880 South 2. Stay in the right lane 3. Take the Union Street Exit marked “Alameda/Broadway” 4. At the bottom of the exit ramp go straight through the first traffic light. 5. The second traffic light is 7th Street. 6. 1260 7th Street is across the street to your left.
From North of Oakland 1. From 80/580 South get onto 880 South 2. Stay in the right lane 3. Take the Union Street Exit marked “Alameda/Broadway” 4. At the bottom of the exit ramp go straight through the first traffic light. 5. The second traffic light is 7th Street. 6. 1260 7th Street is across the street to your left.
From South of Oakland 1. 880 North 2. Take the Market Street exit toward “Harbor Terminal” (just after the exit for 980 North) 3. At the bottom of the exit ramp turn right onto Market Street 4. Turn left at the traffic light onto 7th Street 5. Go three blocks to Union Street 6. 1260 7th Street is on your right.
From East of Oakland 1. Take Hwy 24/980 West 2. Take the 12th Street Exit 3. At the top of the exit ramp go straight to the 2nd traffic light 4. Turn right at the traffic light onto 7th Street 5. Go three traffic lights to Union Street 6. 1260 7th Street is on your right.