The first week of 2021 Youth Summer Camps just wrapped! Students came to camp with major creative ambitions, making impressive projects like beautifully handcrafted skateboards, elaborate welded bird sculptures, and in the case of one student, a leather utility belt with a customizable system of attachments.
Camp at The Crucible has officially kicked off! Stay up to date on all the cool projects by our students in our 2020 Youth Summer Camp Photos!
It's finally here–our early member registration is live. Hundreds of classes running April–June just opened but the first two weeks of registration are open exclusively to Crucible members before public registration opens on Tuesday, February 4.
Jada Works dreams of starting her own company and selling the art she makes to a wider audience. That's badass. Even more badass is helping make it possible—support the next generation of badass artists. #BeABadass and donate to The Crucible before the year ends.
Get your guide to 2020 member registration with our Volume 1 Catalog Awards, highlighting the best and brightest of our latest offerings.
Keep an eye out for our 2020 Volume 1 Catalog due in your mailbox any day! Here is your advanced look at all of our classes running now through March, with additional listings for Youth Spring and Summer Camps and adult weeklong classes through August.
In our 2018 Youth Impact Report, you can see just how much you made possible—free field trips for youth, over $100,000 in youth scholarships, and much more!
Last week was the first week of The Crucible's Youth Summer Camps and we saw astronauts, noise machines, rainbow glass mushrooms, and more walk out of our studios at the end of camp. Throughout Summer Camps, we will be updating the Youth Summer Camp Photo Gallery—make sure to check back for the best moments from camp.
Meet Kasa Du, Ku Rah, and Hla Dah! Originally from Burma, these three siblings moved to Oakland eight years ago, and participated in The Crucible's youth camps completely free. For Kasa Du, coming to The Crucible was eye-opening in a number of ways.
During Spring Break, The Crucible is running six different three-day classes completely free, specifically for Oakland youth, ages 12-15, who are interested in the fine and industrial arts but don’t have the financial resources necessary to participate.