Oakland, CA, March 24, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Crucible (www.thecrucible.org) will host its 10th annual Spring Open House on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 12-4pm. This family friendly event includes an art show, live industrial art demonstrations, hands-on activities, handmade art for sale, fiery performances and discounts on classes. Guests can also participate in a preview tour of The Crucible’s youth summer camp program with live demonstrations by young artists.
The industrial art demonstrations featured will be blacksmithing, welding, glass working, wood, ceramics, neon, kinetics, machining, foundry, and fire performance. The exciting stage performances involve fire hula-hoops, spinning fire poi and aerial acts. Michael Brown will be vending culinary delights and Idle Hands Baking Company will be selling their sinful cupcakes.
This event is for anyone wishing to learn more about The Crucible, explore industrial arts processes, find out about youth summer camps or see the kind of artwork that is created at The Crucible. Discounts on Crucible class tuition will be available to attendees who register at the event. New students will receive 20% off class tuition and Crucible members will receive 25% off class tuition. Attendees can also sign up for a chance to win free tuition on a Crucible class. All are welcome and admission is free.
About The Crucible
The Crucible is a nonprofit arts education center that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry and community by teaching and showcasing fire, metal, glass and light art. Founded in 1999, The Crucible offers more than 600 classes annually to nearly 5,000 students in everything from bronze casting to neon, welding to glass working, blacksmithing to fire dancing, textiles to woodworking. Visit our website for more information: www.thecrucible.org.