Virtual GIFTY 2020: Shop Unique Artisanal Gifts

2020-12-22T20:42:38-08:00

This has been an especially challenging year for makers and small businesses. So we knew it was important to continue our 17-year-long tradition of GIFTY, our annual craft show. But this year, for the first time, GIFTY is going virtual. Starting November 9, we'll be highlighting over 80 Bay Area makers and small businesses selling things like original jewelry, handcrafted soaps, sculpted glassware, and so much more.

Virtual GIFTY 2020: Shop Unique Artisanal Gifts2020-12-22T20:42:38-08:00

Support Local Artists

2021-10-28T06:44:12-07:00

With in-person events and markets back in 2021, you can support local makers this holiday season. Read on to learn how you can support local artists.

Support Local Artists2021-10-28T06:44:12-07:00

Find The Best Moments In The GIFTY 2019 Photo Recap

2019-12-11T17:23:53-08:00

Thank you to everyone who braved the storms this weekend and made it out to GIFTY 2019! Staff, faculty, and volunteers came together to make our studio shine, and all the months of effort by our vendors leading up to GIFTY fully paid off. The wide range of beautiful and hand-crafted goods, from jewelry to candles to embroidery kits, were the best and brightest collection we've ever had! Check out our favorite GIFTY 2019 photos from the event!

Find The Best Moments In The GIFTY 2019 Photo Recap2019-12-11T17:23:53-08:00

Everything You Need To Know Before GIFTY 2019 This Weekend

2019-12-13T17:53:09-08:00

We’re gearing up for what is sure to be the biggest, brightest and best GIFTY yet! Are you ready for two days full of demos, hands-on family-friendly activities, and the best Bay Area artisan vendor shopping? To get you prepped for GIFTY, we put together a fun crossword puzzle with clues about what you’ll find at our craft show and open house.

Everything You Need To Know Before GIFTY 2019 This Weekend2019-12-13T17:53:09-08:00

What Makes GIFTY Special? Vendor Latisha Baker Knows!

2019-11-13T17:33:52-08:00

For most makers, November is high production time, and that is no different for Latisha Baker. This year, she’ll be returning for her third GIFTY craft show at The Crucible. About a year-and-a-half ago, Latisha committed to making art full time, but she’s been creating fine and wearable art for the past two decades.

What Makes GIFTY Special? Vendor Latisha Baker Knows!2019-11-13T17:33:52-08:00

GIFTY 2019: Annual Craft Show & Open House

2019-12-02T10:13:55-08:00

At GIFTY 2019, dozens of leading East Bay artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty members will be selling their best handmade pieces in a holiday celebration of local creative culture. You are sure to find the perfect gifts for the toughest people on your list with vendors showcasing exquisite pieces of jewelry, locally designed clothing and accessories, whimsical metal sculptures, practical ceramic tableware, and more!

GIFTY 2019: Annual Craft Show & Open House2019-12-02T10:13:55-08:00

GIFTY 2018: Here Are Our Favorite Photos

2019-06-18T10:28:28-07:00

We hope you had as much fun at GIFTY as we did! With 69 local vendors, prizes, hot drinks, delicious food, fiery demos, record-breaking attendance, and more, this was a weekend to remember!

GIFTY 2018: Here Are Our Favorite Photos2019-06-18T10:28:28-07:00

Your Guide To GIFTY 2018: A Helpful Flowchart

2019-06-18T10:34:56-07:00

GIFTY will be packed with opportunities for you to shop from 68 local vendors, eat delicious food, learn from faculty demos, create small gifts, win amazing prizes, and more! We made you a helpful flow chart to create your game plan!

Your Guide To GIFTY 2018: A Helpful Flowchart2019-06-18T10:34:56-07:00

Vendor Spotlight: What Do Octopi and Pottery Have to Do With GIFTY?

2019-06-21T16:13:38-07:00

Meet Maia Danks, the artist behind Octopus Ceramics. After growing up taking classes at The Crucible, Maia became the youngest artist to ever vend at GIFTY. We sat down with Maia to learn about special projects she is making just for GIFTY.

Vendor Spotlight: What Do Octopi and Pottery Have to Do With GIFTY?2019-06-21T16:13:38-07:00

Our Favorite Photos from GIFTY 2017

2019-06-13T12:38:36-07:00

We are still riding high from GIFTY 2017 this weekend! Over 70 local artists and Crucible faculty sold their work, making for perfect holiday shopping, and our expert faculty gave demonstrations. With appearances by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Santa Claus, this was certainly an unforgettable weekend!

Our Favorite Photos from GIFTY 20172019-06-13T12:38:36-07:00
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