The People Who Make Us—Us

The Crucible couldn’t exist without you. Each year, we engage with over 20,000 people around the Greater Bay Area. Our amazing community of donors, students, members, volunteers, faculty, artists, staff, board, and neighbors give life to the Bay Area’s most unique creative center.

Work With Us

We have positions open for faculty, staff, and volunteers. Bring your creative energy to an organization making the arts come alive in West Oakland.

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Meet The People Doing The Work

Faculty

Staff

Volunteers

Board

Advisory Council

It Takes A Village

Every day, The Crucible opens its doors because of you.

37

37 full-time staff members

199
199 award-winning faculty
317
317 active volunteers
600+
Over 600 active members
8,400
8,400 adult and youth students

Students & Members

Our classes are designed for everyone, from beginners with no prior experience to advanced makers, artists, and tradespeople. With classes in welding, blacksmithing, neon, glass blowing, ceramics, jewelry, robotics, and more, The Crucible provides hands-on arts education to over 8,000 adult and youth students annually. Membership with The Crucible represents a commitment to the creative habit. Members receive valuable benefits, including discounts on tuition and events, early registration privileges, and access to the CREATE program.

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Donors & Supporters

As a 501(c)(3), donations are an integral part of our success. All gifts, regardless of size, are important in helping us provide youth and adult scholarships and free programs for local public schools. Donor support is critical to our mission of inspiring a new generation of fine and industrial artists to enrich the community.

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Donors & Supporters

As a 501(c)(3), donations are an integral part of our success. All gifts, regardless of size, are important in helping us provide youth and adult scholarships and free programs for local public schools. Donor support is critical to our mission of inspiring a new generation of fine and industrial artists to enrich the community.

Get Involved

Questions? Contact Us

info@thecrucible.org
(510) 444-0919