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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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    • Interac
    • Wheelchair Accessible
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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
Dec 12

Jazz Jam

Recurring weekly on Thursday until December 19, 2019

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Live After 5: JAZZ JAM is open to both players and listeners of all ages. Showcasing local talent in the South Atrium,...

Dec 12

Salsa Thursdays

Recurring weekly on Thursday until December 19, 2019

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Rotary Centre for the Arts presents Salsa Thursdays. Open to singles and couples of all levels and ages. Start off with...

Dec 13

Karaoke Fridays

Recurring weekly on Friday

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Test out your singing chops at the RCA! Every Friday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Atrium, grab your friends and join us...

Dec 19

Community Art Night

Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday until April 16, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Join us in the Cool Arts studio on the third Thursday of every month. People of all ages and abilities are invited to...