Rotary Centre for the Arts

Address 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna BC V1Y 6Z1
Tel (250) 717-5304
Fax (250) 717-5314
A home for arts, music, education and entertainment in the Okanagan. Located in the heart of Kelowna's Cultural District, the Centre is becoming a focal point in the growing downtown area, a place where people of all ages can meet, gain inspiration and learn about the arts. The Centre houses the 332-seat Mary Irwin Theatre, eight resident artists, a bistro, box office, pottery studio, a board room, galleries, dance studio, rehearsal hall, greenroom and set shop. Please contact us for events, course information and room rentals.
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Started December 05, 2013
5-7 PM
Every Thursday there is a live Jazz Jam. We play jazz mostly from "The Real Book". Bring y...
January 09, 2014 to December 31, 2015
From: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Salsa dancing at the RCA every Thursday - 8:00-10:00pm - For dancers of all skill levels -...
July 02, 2014 to December 17, 2014
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Drum circles have four intentions. First, everyone has rhythm. A drum circle allows you to...
September 26, 2014 to November 28, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
From captivating classical pieces such as Clair de Lune, to funky Latin numbers like Mas Q...
December 05, 2014
7:00 pm
The talented students of Studio9 School of the Arts are presenting a unique Christmas show...
December 17, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Get ready for another year of noon-hour talks in the Cultural District! Tired of eating yo...
February 14, 2015
8:00 pm - Midnight
Singles and Couples! Embrace the Day of LOVE at the Rotary Centre for the Arts as we open ...
February 28, 2015
“Unlike anything you’ve ever seen” Georgia Straight A simple true story told by extraordin...
March 05, 2015
BOOM is an explosive new show about the music, culture & politics that shaped the Baby Boo...
April 23, 2015
A cocktail of energy-filled gypsy jazz music. Christine Tassan et les Imposteures invite u...
May 09, 2015
Suddenly Mommy! Written and performed by Anne Marie Scheffler, of The Second City, The Com...
Rotary Centre for the Arts Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 5
  • Total Sqft.: 44
  • Largest Room: 104
  • Theatre Capacity: 326
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  • Reception Capacity: 500
  • Description: Rotary Centre for the Arts, a distinctive space for special events, theatre, visual arts and music, officially opened November 2, 2002. This $6.8M project was funded by the City of Kelowna, the Province and the Federal Government. There have also been significant individual contributions, along with donations from special interest groups. The Centre was named after the Rotary Clubs for their extensive fundraising efforts of $350,000. The Rotary Centre for the Arts is a 44,000 square foot building. The beams are part of the original city owned Growers Building. We have 8 artist studios with artwork for sale.
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Visitor Info Centre: 544 Harvey Ave (Hwy 97) • Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6C9, Canada • Toll Free: 1-800-663-4345