The People Who Make Us—Us

The Crucible couldn’t exist without you. Each year, we engage with over 20,000 people around the Greater Bay Area. Our amazing community of donors, students, members, volunteers, faculty, artists, staff, board, and neighbors give life to the Bay Area’s most unique creative center.

Work With Us

We have positions open for faculty, staff, and volunteers. Bring your creative energy to an organization making the arts come alive in West Oakland.

Meet the people doing the work

Students & Members

Our classes are designed for everyone, from beginners just starting their creative journey to advanced makers, artists, and tradespeople. The Crucible provides hands-on arts education to over 8,000 adult and youth students annually in welding, blacksmithing, neon, glass blowing, ceramics, jewelry, electronics, and more. A Crucible membership is a great way to commit to your creative practice. Members receive valuable benefits, including discounts on tuition, invites to exclusive events, early registration privileges, and access to the CREATE program.

Donors & Supporters

As a 501(c)(3), donations are an integral part of our success. All gifts, regardless of size, are important in helping us provide scholarships and free programs for youth and adults. Donor support is critical to our mission of inspiring a new generation of fine and industrial artists across the Bay Area.

Donors & Supporters

As a 501(c)(3), donations are an integral part of our success. All gifts, regardless of size, are important in helping us provide scholarships and free programs for youth and adults. Donor support is critical to our mission of inspiring a new generation of fine and industrial artists across the Bay Area.

Questions? Contact Us

[email protected]
(510) 444-0919