Rotary Centre for the Arts

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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.
General
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Highlights
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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...
Started May 13, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Feel the Rhythm Community Drum Circle ($10 drop-in) Every Wednesday from 7-9 PM | Facili...
Started May 14, 2015
8:00 PM
Salsa Thursdays ($5 drop-in) Every Thursday at 8 PM | Sun FM Dance Studio For dancers of...
July 11, 2015
8:00 PM
Kelowna’s drag pioneers Sasha Zamolodchikova and Ella Lamoureux are back with one of the O...
August 14, 2015 to August 15, 2015
7:30pm
A riotous comedy with a revolutionary subtext, The Marriage of Figaro follows the Almaviva...
August 28, 2015
8:00PM
A show for all genders 19+ only. A fictitious male stripper troupe played by a cast of so...
Rotary Centre for the Arts Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 5
  • Total Sqft.: 44
  • Largest Room: 104
  • Theatre Capacity: 326
  • Exhibit Space:
  • 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