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 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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Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Largest Room 104
  • Total Sq. Ft. 44
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 326
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Salsa Thursdays

    Recurring weekly on Thursday
    From: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Rotary Centre for the Arts presents Salsa Thursdays. Open to singles and couples of all levels and ages. Start off with a 30-minute lesson followed by an evening of…
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Recurring daily
    Starting: 7:00 PM
    Based on the story by Charles Schultz with permission of Tams Witmark Music Library, Inc. Okanagan Premiere of this shining Charles Schultz classic, complete with original…
  • School of Blues

    Recurring monthly on the 2nd Thursday
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Join us the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of every month for the School of Blues! All ages. Open to performers (bring your instrument) and spectators. Food and drink available…
  • Okanagan ChristmasFest 2018

    Recurring daily
    Dec. 14: 4-9 PM | Dec. 15: 11 AM - 9 PM | Dec. 16: 11 AM - 6 PM
    The Okanagan ChristmasFest presented by The Kanata Kelowna will take place December 14, 15, and 16. Jump-start the holidays! Browse the outdoor Christmas Market…
  • O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

    Starting: 7:30 PM
    LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN - Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your teacups! The outrageously funny and brilliantly inventive O Christmas Tea returns to…
  • School of Blues

    Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Join us the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of every month for the School of Blues! All ages. Open to performers (bring your instrument) and spectators. Food and drink available…
  • School of Blues

    Recurring monthly on the 4th Thursday
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Join us the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of every month for the School of Blues! All ages. Open to performers (bring your instrument) and spectators. Food and drink available…
  • The Lysander Piano Trio

    From: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    The Lysander Piano Trio was formed at The Juilliard School in New York in 2009 and takes its name from Shakespeare’s: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Winners of the Concert…
  • Blindside

    From: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    In a feat of riveting comedy, one-eyed storytelling champion and cancer survivor, Stephanie Morin-Robert, recounts her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye…
  • Switch It On - Music, Dance, Poetry

    Recurring daily
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Join us for an entertaining evening of song, dance and spoken word poetry. Studio9 School of the Arts students present music, dance and spoken word poetry in a 90-minute…
  • Ideas Bobert!

    Recurring daily
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    From award-winning creator, Candice Roberts, comes a clown tour de force of comedy conundrum. With a vintage silent film styling, shadow puppetry, stop-motion, animation…
  • MacBeth Muet

    Recurring daily
    Starting: 8:00 PM
    A soldier loyal to his country encounters three witches on the battlefield that tell him he will be king. Now, Macbeth and his partner in crime, Lady Macbeth, are on a…
  • Bushel and Peck

    From: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Alastair Knowles (James & Jamesy) and Stéphanie Morin-Robert (Merkin Sisters / BLINDSIDE) fuse their mastery of comedy and movement as they tear up their performance…
  • The Boom Booms

    From: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    “Feel-good music, soaked in classic soul and served on a 21-century platter.” – BeatRoute Magazine The Boom Booms are a celebrated Canadian band from…
  • Sarah MacDougall

    From: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    Whitehorse-based singer-songwriter, Sarah MacDougall, hits the Mary Irwin Theatre stage in support of her new album, All The Hours I Have Left To Tell You Anything.…
  • Arts Blast for Adults

    From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    This evening features art, drama, dance, and music, and is led by local professional instructors. A stellar experience exploring the power of…
  • The Celtic Tenors

    Starting: 7:30 PM
    The Celtic Tenors – three tenors, one voice With a polished international reputation and just over a million album sales under their belts, The Celtic…
  • The Comic Strippers

    Starting: 8:00 PM
    A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 19+ ONLY. WARNING! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of…

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