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Giving Tuesday at the RCA: Building Toward Another 20 Years as Kelowna’s Arts and Culture Hub

Posted: November 23, 2021Giving Tuesday at the RCA: Building Toward Another 20 Years as Kelowna’s Arts and Culture Hub

By Colleen Fitzpatrick, Executive Director With the holiday season coming on, many of you may be busily preparing to make the most of those e...

10 Years of Jazz Jam at the RCA: Building Musical Community in the Central Okanagan

Posted: September 30, 202110 Years of Jazz Jam at the RCA: Building Musical Community in the Central Okanagan

The Jazz Jam started in the late Spring of 2011. I had been looking around for permanent jam locations since 2006, since the jams at that time were mostly backyard affairs. I ha...

Capturing Kelowna's Heritage Homes in Watercolour: Guest Blog from Irina Bakumenko

Posted: September 28, 2021Capturing Kelowna's Heritage Homes in Watercolour: Guest Blog from Irina Bakumenko

My name is Irina Bakumenko. I am a Kelowna-based watercolour artist who recently moved from Russia. I had the privilege of participating in an art exhibition at the Rotary Centr...

RCA invites the community to Kelowna Culture Days for its 4th Year showcasing more than 80 local artists: September 24 to October 24

Posted: September 16, 2021RCA invites the community to Kelowna Culture Days for its 4th Year showcasing more than 80 local artists: September 24 to October 24

September 24 marks the kick-off to the 12th annual Culture Days celebrations – four weeks of celebration raises the awareness, accessibility, participation, and engagement...

Let the Fringe Begin: Kelowna Fringe Festival 2021

Posted: September 15, 2021Let the Fringe Begin: Kelowna Fringe Festival 2021

It's that time of year: the Kelowna Fringe Festival returns for five full days of raw, bold, uncensored theatre and performance for a brave and curious audience. Beginn...

FAQ: The BC Vaccine Card at the RCA

Posted: September 13, 2021FAQ: The BC Vaccine Card at the RCA

In accordance with regulations issued by the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, beginning September 13, 2021, the Rotary Centre for the Arts will be requiring that certain...

RCA Summer Camp Creates Lifelong Memories: Guest Blog from Instructor Brock Gratz

Posted: September 2, 2021RCA Summer Camp Creates Lifelong Memories: Guest Blog from Instructor Brock Gratz

My name is Brock! To the students here at Arts Blast in 2020 and 2021, I was "Mr. Brock," teaching programs like Voice Acting, Improv Games, and all sorts of fun perfo...

Rotary Centre for the Arts  Summer Micro-Artist-Residency Essential for Artists to Develop and Build Community and Foster Needed Dialogue

Posted: August 26, 2021Rotary Centre for the Arts  Summer Micro-Artist-Residency Essential for Artists to Develop and Build Community and Foster Needed Dialogue

This month a group of seven artists from around British Columbia (BC) gathered at Rotary Centre of the Arts (RCA) and Lake Country Gallery for a co-facilitated artist residency,...

Kelowna Culture Days at RCA 2021

Posted: August 20, 2021Kelowna Culture Days at RCA 2021

Kelowna Culture Days at RCA 2021 RE:IMAGINES, RE:CONNECTS and RE:GENERATES with Expansive Month-Long Arts & Culture Hybrid Series of Events ...