Workshops in the Fine and Industrial Arts at The Crucible in Oakland (Up to 57% Off)

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Customer Reviews

112 Ratings

Great experience!! Well worth the money. A wonderful organization!
Lin J. · January 3, 2013
It was a fun class
Amie H. · October 3, 2012
I bought the Groupons for the guys in my home. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It was a great way for my boys to spend some bonding time with dad. They came home and asked when they can go back.
Sheryl G. · August 21, 2017

What You'll Get


Glass can be exquisite in its myriad forms, from the ornate windows of a Gothic cathedral to the crystalline webbing of a freshly vandalized windshield. Reflect on beauty with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

Each "Taste of" experience is comprised of three two-hour art workshops held in one day of exploration. In the Taste of Fine Art experience, up to 24 students dive into introductory courses in glass fusing, glass casting, and jewelry crafting, whereas pupils in the Taste of Industrial Arts experience receive introductory lessons in blacksmithing, MIG welding, and aluminum casting. Both experiences include a lunch of pizza and soda as well as all materials and safety equipment, and students get to take their creations home with them. Experiences are held from 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; see the above class pages for specific dates.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Dec 27, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online registration required. 7 day cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. $25 withdrawal fee may apply. Must be 16 or older. Must sign waiver, must have waived signed by guardian if under 18. Classes must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About The Crucible


With the vision of a bracelet in mind, a student lays a strip of steel over an anvil and begins bending it under the blows of a hammer. Down the hall, another budding artist pours molten glass into a mold, which soon cools into a decorative orb. Each year, more than 5,000 adults and youth take courses at The Crucible in welding, woodworking, glass blowing, jewelry making, ceramics, neon, fire dancing, electronics, and more. As an innovative hub built around the industrial arts, The Crucible is a catalyst for individual growth and vibrant community connections. The studio is also widely recognized as a leader in the Bay Area arts community for its skilled and committed faculty, unique learning experiences, innovative performances and events, and impressive educational facilities.

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