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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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    • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Open For Business:
  • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
  • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
  • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
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  • 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
Sep 29

Downtown Kelowna Scavenger Hunt

September 25, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Downtown Kelowna

Explore arts and culture in Downtown Kelowna through a month long scavenger hunt!

Showcasing public art, exhibitions,...

Sep 29

Exhibitions at the Rotary Centre for the Arts

September 25, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

The Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) is hosting five (5) exhibitions during Culture...

Sep 29

Hope Card Series and Men's Voices

September 25, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Event is taking place as part of Culture Days 2020.

The...

Oct 03

"Hello In There" - John Prine: Connecting Through Creative Spirit

October 3, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

"Old people just grow lonesome
Waiting for someone to say, hello in there, hello"
- John Prine

Event...

Oct 03

The Kore Dance Project Demo

Recurring weekly on Saturday until October 3, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Event is taking place as part of Culture Days 2020.

Watch...

Oct 10

Latin Dance Night

October 10, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Celebremos el arte y cultura!

Event is taking place as part of Culture...

Oct 17
Oct 17

Into the Light - Screening and Artist Talk

October 17, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Event is taking place as part of Culture Days 2020.

Into...

Oct 23

Very Short Showcase: Stories and Songs

October 23, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Event is taking place as part of Culture Days 2020.

Performers...

Oct 24

Ballet Kelowna presents Launch

October 24, 2020

Rotary Centre for the Arts

Event is taking place as part of Culture Days 2020.

Ballet...

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...