Test Your Crucible Knowledge: 25 Facts for 25 Years

2024-01-26T19:18:50-08:00

It’s hard to believe, but 2024 marks The Crucible’s 15th anniversary! Since first opening our doors on January 15, 1999, we’ve had the pleasure of meeting thousands of artists, hobbyists, and creativity-seekers through classes, workshops, events, and programming.

Test Your Crucible Knowledge: 25 Facts for 25 Years2024-01-26T19:18:50-08:00

Art Transforms Lives: Youth Find Their Path Making Art With Rikki Smeltzer

2023-11-20T15:12:18-08:00

In the summer of 2011, after graduating from his metalsmithing program at the University of North Texas, Rikki Lee Smeltzer set his sights on the Bay Area, in search of a creative and inclusive community.

Art Transforms Lives: Youth Find Their Path Making Art With Rikki Smeltzer2023-11-20T15:12:18-08:00

The Crucible Welcomes Seth Steward As New Executive Director

2023-11-08T11:13:46-08:00

The Crucible is pleased to announce Seth Steward has been named our new Executive Director ahead of our upcoming 25th anniversary year.

The Crucible Welcomes Seth Steward As New Executive Director2023-11-08T11:13:46-08:00

High School Students Unveiled Talents During 2023 Fuego Youth Leadership Reception

2023-09-08T23:30:27-07:00

On Thursday, July 28, eight high school students gathered on the main floor of The Crucible, buzzing with excitement and nerves. In just a few short hours their guests would arrive and the show would begin.

High School Students Unveiled Talents During 2023 Fuego Youth Leadership Reception2023-09-08T23:30:27-07:00

Get To Know Our 2023 Fuego Youth Leadership Cohort

2023-07-06T09:11:31-07:00

Each year, during our four-week Fuego Youth Leadership Program, high school students work with a faculty mentor to deepen their industrial art knowledge in a specific department and create a final project that exemplifies what they’ve learned.

Get To Know Our 2023 Fuego Youth Leadership Cohort2023-07-06T09:11:31-07:00

See The 2023 Fire & Light Soirée In Photos

2023-06-15T00:18:35-07:00

Over the past four months, The Crucible’s founding Open For Business cohort—Amy Alaman, Brandyn Willridge, Cori Pillows, and Komoia Johnson—have been building new skills in the industrial arts while growing their businesses.

See The 2023 Fire & Light Soirée In Photos2023-06-15T00:18:35-07:00

2023 Fire & Light Soirée and Art Auction

2023-05-16T19:50:36-07:00

Join us for an unforgettable evening full of delicious food, craft cocktails, fiery demonstrations, captivating performances, and a live auction featuring luxury experiences and stunning work by local artists.

2023 Fire & Light Soirée and Art Auction2023-05-16T19:50:36-07:00

Estate of Ronald Wornick Makes Large Wood Shop Donation

2022-10-12T15:41:14-07:00

The Crucible is thrilled to announce the receipt of a large gift from the Estate of Ronald Wornick. The donation, which will greatly benefit our Woodworking Department, includes a number of machines such as a table saw, a drill press, and multiple dust collectors, a sizable quantity of lumber, and tools including hand planes, saws, and clamps, among many other items.

Estate of Ronald Wornick Makes Large Wood Shop Donation2022-10-12T15:41:14-07:00
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