Thank You For Spending Your Weekend At GIFTY!

2023-12-13T13:36:18-08:00

We are still beaming after an incredible GIFTY 2023! What a spectacular weekend full of creativity and community. Thank you to the thousands of visitors who came out to support our vendors and enjoy the industrial arts.

Thank You For Spending Your Weekend At GIFTY!2023-12-13T13:36:18-08:00

It’s Officially 2023 Summer Camp Season–See All The Pics!

2023-08-15T14:53:16-07:00

No corner of the imagination went unexplored during the first week of 2023 Crucible Youth Summer Camp. From friendly robots to glistening glass creatures, we were blown away by the creativity of our week-one campers.

It’s Officially 2023 Summer Camp Season–See All The Pics!2023-08-15T14:53:16-07:00

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

Thank You For Spending Your Weekend At GIFTY!

2022-12-07T18:01:45-08:00

Thank you to the thousands of visitors who attended our annual GIFTY craft fair and open house this past weekend! With rain forecasted for both days, we weren’t sure what to expect. But gloomy weather wasn’t enough to keep you from supporting the best makers and small businesses in the Bay Area.

Thank You For Spending Your Weekend At GIFTY!2022-12-07T18:01:45-08:00

Please Welcome Taj Wilson and Melanie Moore As Our 2022 Acting Board Co-Presidents

2022-07-20T18:02:55-07:00

The Crucible’s Board of Directors is a talented and dedicated group that helps guide our mission. Over the past few years, as we’ve navigated the pandemic, our Board of Directors has been especially important, providing guidance on health and safety, programming, funding, and more.

Please Welcome Taj Wilson and Melanie Moore As Our 2022 Acting Board Co-Presidents2022-07-20T18:02:55-07:00

Youth Return To The Crucible For 2022 Summer Camps—See The Pics!

2023-06-07T16:34:23-07:00

Every summer, our studio comes alive as youth summer campers return for week-long offerings in the industrial arts. This summer, students will have the opportunity to cast metal, fuse glass, mold clay, and so much more.

Youth Return To The Crucible For 2022 Summer Camps—See The Pics!2023-06-07T16:34:23-07:00

Meet Glass Blowing Department Co-Heads, Kate Drury and Sam Schumacher

2022-06-22T20:00:57-07:00

Earlier this year, we relaunched our Glass Blowing Department with a greater community focus in mind. The idea was to expand our offerings to include free or subsidized programming to school teachers, community educators, youth groups, and beyond. To spearhead this new programming, we enlisted the help of two incredible Glass artists and educators, Kate Drury and Sam Schumacher, as our new Glass Blowing Department Co-Heads.

Meet Glass Blowing Department Co-Heads, Kate Drury and Sam Schumacher2022-06-22T20:00:57-07:00

Relive The Magic Of Our 2022 Fire & Light Soirée And Art Auction

2022-06-03T13:52:56-07:00

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.

Relive The Magic Of Our 2022 Fire & Light Soirée And Art Auction2022-06-03T13:52:56-07:00

Open For Business Closes Out With A Bang

2022-07-27T12:06:14-07:00

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.

Open For Business Closes Out With A Bang2022-07-27T12:06:14-07:00

ERV, Our Educational Response Vehicle, Returns In Style

2022-05-11T20:00:39-07:00

We recently had the pleasure of reintroducing ERV (our fire truck-turned-Educational Response Vehicle) to the community during the Old Oakland Block Party hosted by Civic Design Studio.

ERV, Our Educational Response Vehicle, Returns In Style2022-05-11T20:00:39-07:00
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