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

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

Oakland Youth Catch the Creative Spark at Field Trip Day

2018-05-02T16:58:44+00:00

Do you remember the first time you saw pewter liquify before your eyes, pressed your fingerprint in clay, or watched smoke rise as you wood burned your own unique design? 227 Oakland Unified School District youth attended The Crucible for free as a part of our Field Trip Program.

Oakland Youth Catch the Creative Spark at Field Trip Day2018-05-02T16:58:44+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Ismael Plasencia

2018-10-24T11:39:58+00:00

Ismael “Iz” Plasencia first came to The Crucible to drop off his little brother for a welding class. When he saw how our Youth Programs were getting youth excited about the industrial arts, he knew he had to get involved. We sat down with Iz to reflect on his years here and what he is the most proud of.

I Am The Crucible: Ismael Plasencia2018-10-24T11:39:58+00:00

Unifying The Crucible: Pre-Apprentice Program Archway

2018-01-03T10:57:48+00:00

Students participating in our Pre-Apprentice Program worked with The Crucible’s Blacksmithing, Machine Shop, and Welding Departments to build an archway for the main student entrance. The archway is made up of a series of gears, and each gear represents each of The Crucible’s 19 departments. Which is your favorite gear?

Unifying The Crucible: Pre-Apprentice Program Archway2018-01-03T10:57:48+00:00