Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1
Tel (250) 717-5304
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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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  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Largest Room 104
  • Total Sq. Ft. 44
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 326
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Live After 5: JAZZ JAM

    Recurring weekly on Thursday
    From: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Live After 5: JAZZ JAM is open to both players and listeners of all ages. Showcasing local talent in the South…
  • Feel the Rhythm Community Drum Circle

    Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Facilitated by Jim Copeman, Drum Circle has four intentions: Explore Your Inner Rhythm. A drum circle allows you to do…
  • Salsa Thursdays

    Recurring weekly on Thursday
    Starting: 8:00 PM
    Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna presents Salsa Thursdays! Everyone is welcome - singles, couples, all levels, and ages. This event has been ongoing since 2007, with a…
  • FIRSTthursdays in the Cultural District

    Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday
    From: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    FIRSTthursdays is an opportunity to get out and explore Kelowna’s Culture District on the first Thursday of each month. Kelowna’s Cultural District, once the center of the…
  • Tricia Dalgleish Piano Lounge

    Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday
    From: 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
    Tricia Dalgleish was born and raised in British Columbia, and makes her home in Kelowna, BC. She began playing piano at the age of five, and has spent her life deeply…
  • Improv! (adults)

    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    with Bonnie Gratz & Guest Instructors, New Vintage Theatre, Studio 100 Take the leap into improvisation with New Vintage Actors. Be a part of a live improv…
  • Social Sundays: Dance, Mingle, Coffee

    From: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Meet new friends – bring friends – learn current dance genres – leave feeling socialized and ready for the week to come.…
  • A Forever Frozen Story

    From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Enjoy an amazing and interactive large-scale musical in the world of Hans Christian Andersen’s fascinating tale. Take part in a fantastic journey to the land of winter, a…
  • Spring WestJet Wine Tastings

    From: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    The urban chic setting of the Rotary Centre for the Arts is your venue to taste over 250 wines all under one roof. Famous across Canada as one of the most fun wine…
  • Spring WestJet Wine Tastings

    From: 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
    The urban chic setting of the Rotary Centre for the Arts is your venue to taste over 250 wines all under one roof. Famous across Canada as one of the most fun wine…
  • The Comedy of Errors

    Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    From: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    In honour of Canada's 150th Birthday, Theatre Kelowna Society, Shakespeare Kelowna Society, and the Rotary Centre for the Arts are presenting "The Comedy…
  • The Comedy of Errors

    Recurring weekly on Sunday
    From: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    In honour of Canada's 150th Birthday, Theatre Kelowna Society, Shakespeare Kelowna Society, and the Rotary Centre for the Arts are presenting "The Comedy of Errors,"…
  • Enrico Rennella

    From: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Kelowna Canadian Italian Club presents Italian singer/comedian, Enrico Rennella. Enrico will delight you in his one-man show, with exhilarating tales of his adventures in…
  • A Night of Bowie

    From: 7:30 PM to 9:15 PM
    Victoria musician, Syl Thompson, and his band have been paying tribute to the musical works of David Bowie for more than three decades. Thompson embodies Bowie’s exquisite…

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