Crucible’s Free Field Trips For Oakland Youth Are The Best Day

2018-10-31T15:06:28+00:00

Over 300 students visited The Crucible on Thursday for an interactive, educational, and inspiring field trip! Crucible faculty, feeling inspired by Halloween, delved into spooky demonstrations! Field trips at The Crucible are a free, community benefit that we provide for all students in the Oakland Unified School District and any Title 1 Public School. 

Crucible’s Free Field Trips For Oakland Youth Are The Best Day2018-10-31T15:06:28+00:00

Homemade At The Crucible: From 3D Printers to Cheesecakes

2018-10-24T14:16:51+00:00

From setting up 3D printers, to baking the entire Crucible staff cheesecake, Aaron stays busy volunteering at The Crucible! We sat down with him to talk about how The Crucible has supported his own creative pursuits, and to coax him into sharing his cheesecake recipe.

Homemade At The Crucible: From 3D Printers to Cheesecakes2018-10-24T14:16:51+00:00

Job Opportunity: Director of Development

2018-09-28T09:16:28+00:00

We have begun our search for a new Director of Development! The Director of Development is responsible for preparation and successful implementation of fundraising strategies to support The Crucible programs.

Job Opportunity: Director of Development2018-09-28T09:16:28+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Rikki Smeltzer

2018-09-12T14:30:26+00:00

We sat down with Rikki to learn about his Native American roots and how he became the co-head of our Jewelry Department after living in Oklahoma, working as a chef, and studying cartography. 

I Am The Crucible: Rikki Smeltzer2018-09-12T14:30:26+00:00

Our Favorite Photos From The Fire And Water Open House

2018-08-29T13:47:11+00:00

Our studios are still buzzing from Saturday’s Fire and Water Open House! We had over 1,000 attendees, and our expert faculty gave demonstrations all day. From molten bronze poured into ice in our Foundry to fresh raku firings, this was an Open House for the books!

Our Favorite Photos From The Fire And Water Open House2018-08-29T13:47:11+00:00

2017 Youth Programs Impact Report – What A Fantastic Year!

2018-09-04T11:37:41+00:00

In a time when expressing creativity as an act of resistance and learning STEAM skills are both critical to thrive, The Crucible’s youth programs are an ever more essential part of our vision and mission. Learn more about our Youth Programs 2017 impact!

2017 Youth Programs Impact Report – What A Fantastic Year!2018-09-04T11:37:41+00:00

High Schoolers Make Waves In The Studio

2018-08-15T15:25:47+00:00

This summer, our second year Fuego Youth Leaders were in for a surprise. They returned to the studios, ready to get to work, only to find out they had been commissioned to create a multidisciplinary sculpture for the corporate offices of Schnitzer Steel.

High Schoolers Make Waves In The Studio2018-08-15T15:25:47+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Elizabeth Holthe

2018-07-31T18:18:03+00:00

Affectionately known as our “Studio Mom,” Elizabeth Holthe is one of our invaluable volunteers. We sat down with Elizabeth to learn about her search for a creative community, which is exactly what she has found here, and more.

I Am The Crucible: Elizabeth Holthe2018-07-31T18:18:03+00:00

They Took Bridge Steel And Made Something To Celebrate

2018-07-18T13:43:31+00:00

Crucible blacksmiths Celeste Flores, Chris Niemer, and welder Don Plumb will be worked with Scientific Art Studio to fabricate the trophy for the Bay Series between the Oakland A's and SF Giants out of steel from the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

They Took Bridge Steel And Made Something To Celebrate2018-07-18T13:43:31+00:00