The Crucible To Hosts Youths in Industrial Art Adventure

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With classes in Blacksmithing, Sand Casting, Fashion, and more, The Crucible is opening it's 56,000 square foot warehouse to regional youths for a spring break adventure.

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The Crucible’s Spring Break courses are an ideal starting point for students interested in the industrial and fine arts.

Continuing the tradition of world-class arts education, The Crucible invites youths to enroll in its weeklong Spring Break courses. Held at the Bay Area industrial and fine art school’s 56,000-square-foot facility in West Oakland, this is a wonderful opportunity to enter The Crucible’s world of experiential learning, and walk away with a true maker experience.

Offering low student-to-teacher ratios, optimal instruction, and creative class time, The Crucible’s Spring Break courses are an ideal starting point for students interested in the industrial and fine arts. Dedicated to instilling a great foundation for future artistic development, Crucible instructors are renowned for their ability to guide students through the creative process. Students walk away not only with quality handmade goods, but increased self-confidence, newly forged friendships, and a sense of belonging to a larger community of Bay Area artists.

Flexible scheduling allows aspiring industrial artists aged 8 years and older to select a course in the morning, afternoon or both. Courses will be held the week of March 25-29 and April 1-5, 2013. Classes may be tax deductible.

Generous tuition discounts are available for students who register together. No experience is necessary.

To learn more about the Spring Camps or The Crucible, call (510) 250-3687, or visit

About The Crucible

The Crucible is an educational facility that offers Bay Area art classes in the fine and industrial arts to people at all skill levels and original Bay Area team building events. Started in 1999 in an empty 6,000 square-foot warehouse in Berkeley, The Crucible has now grown to a 56,000 square-foot facility in West Oakland.

The Crucible offers instruction in industrial and fine art for every level from beginning and intermediate to advanced levels in formats ranging from three-hour tasters to ten-week programs. Prices vary by course and duration. Class fees include tuition, studio fees, materials, tool access and safety training. There are no shopping lists for supplies or hidden costs.

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