Founded in 1999, The Crucible is a nonprofit educational facility that offers classes in fine and industrial arts. It also serves as a sculpture studio, educational foundry and metal fabrication shop. The educational facility provides classes in blacksmithing, ceramics, jewelry, woodworking, stone work, enameling, welding and textile. The Crucible organizes various events, fundraiser programs and open houses, including The Fire Art Festival and anniversary celebrations. It has partnerships with the United Neighborhood Improvement Association, Oakland Fire Department, Parent Leadership & Engagement Academy and Niroga Institute. The educational facility provides online membership opportunities. In addition, it operates an online store that offers information related to description, date and time of various classes. The Crucible is located in Oakland, Calif.
The Crucible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit industrial art education facility that teaches classes and workshops to all ages, backgrounds and skill levels. They offer classes in blacksmithing, ceramics, enameling, fire performance, foundry, glass fusing, kiln cast glass, glass flameworking, glass blowing, bicycle mechanics, motorcycle repair, jewelry, kinetics & electronics, neon, plasma sculpture, EL-wire, machine shop, moldmaking, stone carving, concrete sculpture, textiles, welding (ARC, MIG, TIG,