Support Us


See it Live! for less and help support The Clayton Center programs with an annual membership. Two membership levels are available — $50 and $75. Both levels allow you to save up to 15% on tickets to shows presented by The Clayton Center and offer some great benefits including VIP and presale opportunities. Get membership details here. (Note: exclusions apply for events presented by third-party promoters. 


Individuals and businesses can support The Clayton Center as series sponsors with a donation to the Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation. Sponsors are vital to the success of The Clayton Center, as sponsorship dollars help to underwrite performances by national artists and allow us to keep ticket prices affordable.

Sponsor benefits typically include recognition in The Clayton Center's advertising, marketing materials and digital communications; complimentary and/or discounted tickets to shows; and VIP and presale opportunities. Additional benefits can be tailored to meet your specific business and marketing objectives.

Call Steven Langston or Cathy Marraccini at 919-553-1737 for sponsor information.

Our Mission

The Clayton Center’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in Clayton by providing state-of-the-art meeting and entertainment facilities; and to support and promote the arts in our community and surrounding regions. It is our goal to engage, enrich, and educate individuals by presenting a diverse array of high-quality artists.

Grant Support

The Clayton Center's 2022-23 programs are supported, in part, by grants from the following organizations: The Johnston County Visitor’s Bureau

The North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts

Johnston County Arts Council