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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 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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    • AMEX
    • Interac
    • Wheelchair Accessible
General
  • Open For Business:
  • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
  • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
  • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • 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 22

Living Things 2021: The Collective Body

January 10, 2021 - January 30, 2021

Rotary Centre for the Arts

How do artists connect and collaborate while living in isolation? Experience a haunting, shimmering collage of diverse...

Jan 26

RCA@Home Art Talks

January 26, 2021

Online Event

Andrew Judah is an art-rock band leader, musical score composer, producer, collaborator and recently has been a key player...

Feb 02

RCA@Home Social Club: MUSICALS

Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday until May 4, 2021

Online Event

The RCA@Home Social Clubs are open to anyone to join in the conversation. It’s like joining...

Feb 16

RCA@Home Social Club: MUSICALS

Recurring monthly on the 3rd Tuesday until May 18, 2021

Online Event

The RCA@Home Social Clubs are open to anyone to join in the conversation. It’s like joining...

Feb 23

RCA@Home Art Talks

February 23, 2021

Online Event

Melany Nugent-Noble is a Kelowna-based artist, whose work responds to the political and social nature of public spaces,...

Mar 12

Songs of the Southern Belles

March 12, 2021 - March 13, 2021

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Friday, March 12: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 13: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. show.

Songs of the Southern Belles...