A home for arts, music, education and entertainment in the Okanagan. Located in the heart of Kelowna's Cultural District, the Centre is a focal point in the growing downtown area, a place where people of all ages can meet, be inspired and learn about the arts. The Centre houses the 326-seat Mary Irwin Theatre, resident artist studios, pottery studio, galleries, dance studio, meeting rooms, box office, bistro and more. Please contact us for events, course information and room rentals.

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  • 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.
  • Largest Room 104
  • Total Sq. Ft. 44
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 326
  • Number of Rooms 5
Jan 27

Capitalism Works for Me, TRUE/FALSE | Living Things 2022

January 27, 2022 - January 30, 2022

Rotary Centre for the Arts

“With this pointed, provocative installation project, Steve Lambert poses a question that is too often buried in our public...

Jan 28

I Swallowed a Moon Made of Iron 我咽下一枚铁做的月亮 | Living Things 2022

January 28, 2022 - January 29, 2022

Mary Irwin Theatre

Requiem of Our Digital Age

Set to the poetry of Xu Lizhi 許立志 (1990 – 2014), Njo Kong Kie’s song cycle...

Feb 12

RCA Presents: Moontricks

February 12, 2022

Mary Irwin Theatre

RCA Presents: Moontricks, live in concert! 
Co-presented with Footwerk Events. This event is made possible with the...

Feb 13

RCA Presents: An Evening with Mary Walsh

February 13, 2022

Mary Irwin Theatre

RCA Presents An Evening with Mary Walsh. 

⁠EARLY BIRD OFFER: Until January 4, 2022, use the promo code MARY2022...

Feb 15

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings with special guests Digging Roots

February 15, 2022

Mary Irwin Theatre

This show is currently on sale at 50% capacity. As public health orders permit, capacity will be increased. All public...