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
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Tricia at the RCA!

    Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday
    From: 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
    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…
  • 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 Atrium, your host Craig Thomson or Stephen Buck, coordinates…
  • 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…
  • Kelowna Toastmasters

    Recurring weekly on Monday
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Are you nervous speaking in groups? in public? Would you like to learn how to be a more effective, dynamic speaker? Would you like to learn in a fun, supportive…
  • Karaoke Fridays

    Recurring weekly on Friday
    From: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    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 for Karaoke and enjoy delicious food and beverages at…
  • Pro-D at the RCA!

    From: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Our professional instructors are geared up to keep your youth involved & active in a variety of ways - dance / drama games, crafts and art masterpieces, to name a few.…
  • Sustainable Development Challenge Presentation

    From: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    JCI Kelowna and Global Citizen Events presents The Sustainable Development Challenge Pitch Competition. The Sustainable Development Challenge brings together…
  • Shari Ulrich

    From: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Shari Ulrich celebrates 45 years as a touring recording artist and multi-instrumentalist (violin, mandolin, piano, guitar dulcimer, & harmonica). From Pied Pumkin…
  • Cosmic Throat Singer, Matthew Kocel

    From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Imagine floating in an ocean of sacred sound... vibration so profound it seems to take on qualities of form, texture and colour. It’s hard to believe these sounds come from…
  • 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…
  • Kelowna Kiwanis Festival: Dance

    Recurring daily
    From: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    The Kelowna Kiwanis Dance Festival is an annual event, which provides opportunities for amateur dancers to demonstrate their achievements in ballet, contemporary and…
  • Arts Blast Gala

    From: 6:30 PM to 11:59 PM
    Arts Blast Gala invites guests to an inspiring celebration of art and community. The proceeds support a bursary program that ensures equitable access to our arts education…
  • Kelowna Kiwanis Festival: Voice

    Recurring daily
    From: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    The Kelowna Kiwanis Voice Festival is an annual event, which provides opportunities for amateur performers to demonstrate their achievements in Speech Arts, Choral,…
  • 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 Spring WestJet Wine Tastings

    Recurring daily
    From: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    Taste over 250 British Columbian wines all under one roof, at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. With wineries organized by their different regions, you can tour throughout…
  • 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…
  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    Evening (Wed-Sat): 7 PM | Matinee (Sunday): 2 PM
    Seymour is a humble plant store employee when his skid row, downtown life is forever changed by a total eclipse of the sun. Will…

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