Everything You Need To Know To Have A Great GIFTY 2021

By Cathy Niland | 11.20.2021

Are you ready for two days of epic shopping, industrial art demos, and family fun? We hope so because GIFTY is just around the corner! 

GIFTY 2021 is the best place in the Bay to find your holiday gifts made right here by local artists, small businesses, and Crucible faculty. With textiles, print goods, ceramics, jewelry, metal art, bath and body, and so much more, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list. 

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While you shop, be sure to explore our industrial art departments where faculty will be selling handmade goods and demonstrating their skills. You can also score an exclusive $25 off Crucible class, and members that is on top of your 10% discount! 

School through our GIFTY guide for details on family activities, vendors, member preview night, and more. And don’t forget to RSVP on Facebook for up-to-date details on GIFTY 2021. 

Get $25 Off Crucible Classes

It’s the coveted GIFTY discount! Get $25 off all class registrations during the event. 

Don’t Miss These GIFTY 2021 Highlights

Gifty is an event for all ages. Enjoy family-friendly activities, food, drink, and much more!

Guide to GIFTY 2021

Win a bike in our youth scavenger hunt

Kids ages 8-17 can complete our GIFTY scavenger hunt to be entered to win a newly refurbished bike from our Bike Shop.
Guide to GIFTY 2021

Make your own wrapping paper

Make the wrapping as special as the gift! Stamp, illustrate, and decorate your own one-of-a-kind wrapping paper.
Guide to GIFTY 2021

Grab a drink from the bar

Grab a beer, a glass of wine, a seltzer, or a snack from one of our two Crucible bars. There may even be a special holiday drink.
Guide to GIFTY 2021

Decorate a take-home ceramic medallion

Bond over a creative activity. Paint a unique ceramic keepsake to commemorate the event.
Guide to GIFTY 2021

Enjoy food from the El Sur Empanadas truck

El Sur Empanadas will be serving up Agentenia-style food to keep you full in between your holiday shopping.
Guide to GIFTY 2021

Shop Crucible merch

Rep your favorite West Oakland industrial arts studio. We have hats, tees, totes, and more to help you show your Crucible pride.

Get ready to shop at GIFTY 2021

Find gifts for everyone on your list from textiles to ceramics to jewelry.

And don’t forget to stop by our Giving Back at GIFTY table to shop donated items from GIFTY vendors. Every sale supports Crucible community and scholarship programs.

See live industrial arts demos at GIFTY

Our faculty will be sharing their expertise with live demos throughout the weekend.

Guide to GIFTY 2021


Guide to GIFTY 2021

Glass Flameworking

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Guide to GIFTY 2021


Members get early access

Crucible members get early access to our GIFTY preview night on Friday, December 3 from 5:30-9pm.