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...
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...
May 28, 2015 to May 29, 2015
12:00 and 6:30 pm
A blazing cornucopia of musical styles, and featuring such song favorites as Any Dream Wil...
May 30, 2015
5:30 pm
5:30 pm Atrium - Featuring art by Alex Fong & guests, and live music with Patricia Dalglei...
June 01, 2015
9am - 8pm
OASIS 2015 is an exciting and unique month-long art show. The OASIS art show will hang in ...
June 07, 2015
Registration starts at 8:45am, Walk starts 9:30am
The Walk to Fight Arthritis is a family friendly and community event that helps to raise f...
June 13, 2015
9am - 4pm
The Central Okanagan Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA-COC) is hosting an...
June 13, 2015
Watch Trent McClellan perform his comedy show live in Kelowna! This accomplished comedian ...
June 13, 2015
Comedian Trent McClellan comes to Kelowna on June 13th! Trent has played all the major com...
July 11, 2015
8:00 PM
Kelowna’s drag pioneers Sasha Zamolodchikova and Ella Lamoureux are back with one of the O...
August 28, 2015
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
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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