For NC State Faculty and Staff

Did you know that you receive a substantial discount on all Arts NC State shows, concerts, and workshops? YOU DO!


NC State LIVE presented Yamato– The Drummers of Japan February 2020.

At NC State, the arts are for everyone.

The arts are a vital part of education, and NC State University recognizes the importance of fostering arts programs—both for our students and for the larger community. Arts NC State invites all students (regardless of their major), faculty, staff and the community to participate in arts programs and productions.

Our mission

Arts NC State advocates on behalf of an exciting and diverse collective of visual and performing arts programs. By fostering collaboration, coordination, shared resources, cross-promotion, and mutual support among these programs, Arts NC State enriches the lives of students while serving the community, region and state. The programs of Arts NC State are the Crafts Center, the Dance Program, the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, the Music Department, NC State LIVE, and University Theatre.

How you can take advantage

**For Faculty: visit the Curricular Connections Guide to engage your course with our programming

Crafts Center

Receive a discount on hands-on art making workshops including pottery, woodworking, painting, drawing, photography, jewelry making, and so much more. Visit the Crafts Center Page for more info.

Dance Program

See a State Dance Company or Panoramic Dance Project concert for a discount, or try something new and take a master class for free! Visit the Dance Program Website for more info.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Visit NC State’s FREE art & design museum, which boasts one of the largest art & textile collections in the state. Free programming happens each Thursday night. Visit the Gregg Museum website for more info.

Department of Music

Attend a Department of Music Ensemble concert (orchestra, jazz, wind, voice and more…) at a discount or take advantage of a number of free lectures and programs throughout the year. Visit the Music Department Website for more info.


Since 1972, NC State LIVE (formerly NCSU Center Stage) has established a regional and national reputation for presenting a professional performing arts season of the highest artistic excellence. And new this year: ALL Faculty and Staff tickets are only $15! This is a substantial savings compared to the public ticket prices. Teach a class? Check out the new NC State LIVE mini grant here and visit the NC State LIVE website here.

University Theatre

Receive discounted tickets on a season of fantastic shows. Visit the University Theatre website for more info.


Questions? Email Amy Sawyers-Williams in our Arts Outreach & Engagement Office: