Together we can strengthen our community, support artists across the nation and world, and change the way people think about art, sex, and sexuality.

Society Mission Objectives

The Art Activist Society will directly support the artistic community in a wide variety of ways. Increase the amount of grant funds the Festival can offer to artists Fund art projects and collaborations with other organizations Assist artists who cannot afford to ship or frame their accepted art Continue to provide time periods when the public can attend the Festival for free Keep art submission fees and sales commission rates low Continue publication of the Festival’s annual art catalog featuring all participating artists Maintain an expanding online artist gallery featuring all participating artists Reach broader audiences and expose more people to the Festival, its artists, and its mission Improve the quality and impact of the Festival each year

Join the Society

All Society members enjoy benefits such tickets to Festival events, VIP entry and rewards, a special members-only party, and free entry to the Annual Black Tie Affair. Higher membership levels receive benefits such as lunch with the visual art jury, invitation to attend performance rehearsal, and a custom art tour at the Festival. Be part of bringing the Festival to life, and making this year our biggest and best yet. Membership is annual. There are two ways to join.

By Telephone

Call us at 206-229-2185 and we will arrange your membership over the phone.

Online Payment

Use our Square Marketplace to purchase or renew your membership.

All Levels Include:

  • Admission(s) to the Art Activist Society Black Tie Affair, an elegant fundraiser for the Festival and annual launch of the member program, with wine, hors d’oeuvres, performances, and opportunity to pre-purchase visual art.
  • Admission(s) to the Festival on either Friday OR Saturday with perks of free parking and express entry.
  • Your name on the “Thank you to our Sponsors” page on the Festival website (optional).
  • Invitation(s) to attend exclusive Artist Reception and Behind the Curtain Sneak Preview on Thursday evening.
  • Invitation(s) to attend a yearly vision meeting to give input that will help shape the coming year of the Festival.
  • First to hear Masters of Erotic Art announcements.
  • Art Activist tour on Key Festival Staff.

Specific Membership Perks and Rewards:

Advocate, $250+

  • VIP Entrance to the Festival on either Friday or Saturday, with free parking and express entry.
  • One ticket to the Black Tie Affair. One admission to the Art Activist Society’s Black Tie Affair, an elegant fundraiser for the Festival and annual launch of the member program, complete with wine, hors d’oeuvres, performances and opportunity to pre-purchase visual art.
  • Invitation to the Artist Reception and Behind the Curtain Sneak Preview. Invitation to attend a private Artist Reception preceding the Festival: a unique opportunity to mingle with the exhibiting artists and preview some of their work.
  • Inclusion in a scheduled Art Activist tour at the Festival with key Festival staff.
  • The SEAF vision. Invitation to attend a yearly vision meeting to give input that will help shape the coming year of the Festival.
  • Thank you. Your name on the “Thank you to our Sponsors” page on the Festival website (optional).

Advocate Plus, $500+

All of the benefits of an Advocate membership, doubled; two of everything! Perfect for sharing with a partner or friend.

Activist, $1,000+

All the benefits of an Advocate Plus membership, plus the following additions:

  • VIP Festival passes to enjoy the festival all weekend. Includes access to exclusive lounge and bar, reserved seating, and more.
  • Custom art tour at the Festival with Key Festival Staff, to be scheduled at your leisure.
  • Tickets for two to specially ticeketed events within the festival. Past specially ticketed events have included Brush Strokes and Aaaahmazingly Racy. When these events are offered more than once during the festival, you will have your choice of day or time.
  • Seduction. Admission for two to Seduction, Seattle’s sexiest Halloween Party, featuring amazing music, dazzling performances, hand-picked visual art, and more. (VIP access, when available.)

Champion, $2,500+

All the benefits of Activist membership, made deluxe with the following additional benefits:

  • Luxury VIP passes to the Festival (one pass for two people), which grants VIP entry for the entire Festival weekend and exclusive benefits of early entry to preview and purchase art, 2 nights in the host hotel, express entry to Festival, reserved parking, reserved seating, access to exclusive lounge and bar, unique gift bag, and much more.
  • Lunch for two with the visual art jury when they take a break from the jury process.
  • Seduction. VIP admission for two to Halloween Seduction, Seattle’s sexiest Halloween Party, featuring amazing music, dazzling performances, hand-picked visual art, and more.
  • Admission for two to the Annual Foundation Fundraiser.