The Crucible inspires creative exploration and expression through welcoming, hands-on arts education and experiences for everyone. As an innovative hub built around the industrial arts, The Crucible is a catalyst for individual growth and vibrant community connections. The Crucible is widely recognized for its exceptional learning experiences and instructors, rich and varied arts programs, and innovative performances and community events.
The Crucible offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes in industrial arts such as welding, blacksmithing, fire performance, glass blowing, woodworking, electronics, enameling, jewelry, ceramics, and more. Quarterly open houses bring the Bay Area together for interactive activities, arts demonstrations, and fiery fun. The spectacular annual events, including Hot Couture and the Fire & Light Soirée, enchant and entertain with jaw-dropping performances.