xperience an unforgettable day at the Clay Center for your next meeting, school field trip, family reunion and more! From amazing performances to exciting art and science exhibits and breathtaking giant screen films, the Clay Center is a wonderful place for groups of all ages.

Click the link below that best applies to your group to find out about all the great activities that are available.

Find out why everyone is so pleased with their Clay Center experience! To reserve a group tour today, call the group sales manager at 304-561-3562 or e-mail amiller@theclaycenter.org.

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GROUP LEADERS/TRAVEL AGENTS

SENIOR GROUPS

STUDENTS - EVENING PERFORMANCES

SCOUT, 4H AND YOUTH GROUPS

Click here to see ALL upcoming Clay Center performances with group discounts.
All Upcoming Performances with Group Discounts

Discounts for groups of 10 or more.  Call 304-561-3562 to book your group today!
Chick Corea Trio
Sunday, September 26, 2010, 7:30 pm
Group Price:  $12.50

David Sedaris
Friday, October 8, 2010, 8 pm 
Group Price:  $20

Step Afrika
Friday, October 29, 2010, 8 pm 
Group Price:  $12.50

Dionne Warwick
Friday, December 3, 2010 , 8 pm 
Group Price:  $15
 


Business Groups






From meetings, performances, employee outings and incentives, The Clay Center can provide the perfect solution! We offer group discounts on museum, film and planetarium admission and performances. Let us plan your event today.
Exclusive offer for Businesses: Discounted Corporate Vouchers
Excellent idea for employee appreciation, recruitment and sales incentives. These vouchers offer flexibility and may be used anytime during our normal operating hours.
For additional details, pricing, or to reserve your group space, call 304-561-3562 or email amiller@theclaycenter.org.
For corporate meetings, parties, and receptions we offer a wide variety of great spaces to hold your event.
Click here for more information about facility rentals and photos of our rental spaces.

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Church Groups
We offer group discounts on museum, film and planetarium admission and performances. Let us plan your church outing today. Upcoming special events and performances of interest include:
Church Youth Groups
Adult Church Groups
Call and reserve your group space today! 304-561-3562
We can provide you with flyers to promote your group’s performance. Call 304-561-3562 to request materials.
Group discounts are available for most performances.
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Daycares and Parent Clubs
There is always something fun and exciting to discover at the Clay Center!
We offer group discounts on museum, film, and planetarium admission. Call 304-561-3562 for additional information or to make your group reservation.
Of special interest:

KidSpace
Designed exclusively for children five and under, this area caters to the needs, cognitive growth and interests of young children. This unique exhibit brings the outdoors in and creates a fanciful space featuring a giant tree house, clouds that rain balls into a special ball pond, puzzles, games and elements encouraging physical play. This area also provides for the needs of families, with a nursing room for mothers and infants as well as a Big Kids Room for older siblings while the little ones play.

Wee Wednesdays
Just for the pre-K crowd! Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. the Museum offers story time, song and related crafts for the little ones! 



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Family Groups
Make memories happen! Group discounts are available on museum admission, films, planetarium shows and performances. Let the Clay Center provide you with the perfect family outing and lasting family memories! 
For a complete listing of exhibits, film and performance information for your specific date, please call 304-561-3562.
For a complete listing of upcoming events click here.

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Group Leaders/Travel Agents
Nestled at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains in the beautiful Kanawha River Valley of West Virginia, Charleston can offer your groups a unique and memorable experience. Three interstate highways, I-64, I-77 and I-79, converge in Charleston, providing easy access from regional metropolitan cities
The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences provides a realm of activities for guests to explore.
From hands on activities to performances, we have something exciting to offer all age groups!
Group packages can be customized to fit your needs. Some highlights of our performances include Trisha Yearwood, Ricky Skaggs, Kathy Griffin and Chris Botti. The Clay Center is also home to the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Group discounts are offered on all performances and Pre-performance Buffet packages are available. Email amiller@theclaycenter.org to request emailed updates and special offers.
Promotional materials are available for most shows to assist you with the publicity of the event to potential group participants. We can provide you with promotional copy for newsletters, along with posters and handouts.
For a complete list of upcoming performances click here.
For additional information, group rates, and group reservations, please call 304-561-3562 or email sales@theclaycenter.org
Special Group Packages: Coming Soon!
Other area attractions include:                                  
• West Virginia Capitol and Cultural Center
• WV Power Baseball at Appalachian Power Park  
• Capitol Market
• Showcase WV Store
• Craik-Patton House and Ruffner Log Cabin
• Historical Malden and Cabin Creek Quilts
• Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming Center
• Blenko Glass, Milton, WV
• Kirkwood Winery, Summersville
• New River Gorge Bridge & Visitors Center
• Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
• Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
• Outdoor Theater of WV   (in season)

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Senior Groups
There is always something fun and exciting to discover at the Clay Center! We offer senior group discounts on museum, film and planetarium admission. Call 304-561-3562 for additional information or to make your group reservation.
Group discounts are available on performances too! Promotional materials are available for most shows to assist you with the publicity of your event to potential group participants. We can provide you with promotional copy for newsletters, along with posters and handouts.

For a complete list of all upcoming performances please click here.

NEW! Senior Days at the Clay Center
Seniors now receive special rates on giant screen films, gallery and planetarium admission during Senior Days at the Clay Center. These days will take place the second Wednesday of each month, from noon to 5 p.m.

Prices for ages 55 and up:
Planetarium show admission - $2
Film admission - $3
Gallery admission - $4

Seniors will also receive a 15% discount on gift shop items on Senior Days.

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Students - Evening Performances
Group and/or student discounts are available on evening performances for the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Please call 304-561-3562 for rate information and reservations.
Check back for more information!


To view a complete list of all upcoming performances please click here.



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Scout, 4H and Youth Groups
Weekend Group Adventures

Weekends are always fun and exciting at the Clay Center!

Group discounts are available every weekend on museum, film and planetarium admission. Reservations are required to qualify. Please call 304-561-3562 or email us at sales@theclaycenter.org.

Upcoming special offers and activities:
Call 304-561-3562 to book your group today!
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