Festival 2017 is coming!

The 2017 Seattle Erotic Art Festival takes place April 28th-30th, 2017.

Currently on this page you will find our 2016 schedule of events and activities.

Please note that the Seattle Erotic Art Festival is an 18+ event during daytime gallery hours and 21+ in the evenings. You must be 21+ to purchase an all-day pass. No one under 18 years of age will be permitted entry into any Festival events, and valid ID is required for Festival admittance. Sorry, kids—it’s the law!

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Friday, April 22nd, 2016 | 8PM—2AM

21+ only. Valid ID required.

To be enjoyed all hours: Visual Art Gallery, Interactive Installations, Audio Erotic, and the Festival Store.

6PM-8PM Artists’ Reception – by special invitation only for Artists, Art Activists, and Sponsors

8PM Doors Open

8-9PM Sehnsucht Take 1: Devin Mohr

Demonstration on the Adare Stage.

8-9:30PM FACE OFF ROYAL RUMBLE!

A painting competition and live auction of the newly painted pieces! Featuring artists Seb Barnett, Amanda Stalter, Eric Shandelmeir, Sensei23, CASH, and Robert Bellm. Located in Rm. 1618.

8PM-1AM Ambient Magic

Look for intimate and surprise performances throughout the venue.

8PM Solange Corbeau

Performance on the VIP Stage.

8PM Painting Parlour

Sensual exploration of body painting in Aaaahz!

8-8:30PM Book Event with Alex Stitt: Restraint & Revolution: The Art of Adare

Book reading and signing in the Literary Lair.

8:30PM Tennessee Tease

Performance on the Rm. 1619 Stage.

8:30PM Guided Art Tour of Interactive Installations with founding Festival Director Anna Hurwitz

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

9-10PM Aphrodesia

Food play and tasting in Aaaahz!

9PM Usurping Gander

Performance on the VIP Stage.

9PM On the Other Side of Brokeback Mountain… : Miss Juju Minxxx

Performance on the Adare Stage.

9:10-9:40PM Labeling Ourselves: Labels: Adare & Kimberly Dark

Interactive lecture on the Adare Stage.

9:30PM Guided Art Tour with Master of Erotic Art and Festival Founder Jim Duvall

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

9:30PM Maggie McMuffin

Performance on the VIP Stage.

10-11PM SensationAlley

Delight your senses with tactile sensation play in Aaaahz!

10PM – 11:30 The Chair Project

Rm. 1618 – John Cornicello shares secrets for finding your realness in a photograph.

10PM-Midnight Live Painting: Adare

In Rm. 1618.

10PM-11PM EmperROAR Fabulous; Sailor St. Claire & Fosse Jack, Lady Drew Blood, Al Lykya, Violet Tendencies, spICE!, The Lady B, Jesus La Pinga, Juju Minxxx

Performances on the Rm. 1619 Stage.

11PM-2AM La Petite Seduction with DJs: Spike Malice and burn(dream)

DJs create our late night soundscape, encouraging a celebration of the sensuousness of movement and music.

11PM Rip Stop

Indulging of the thrill of ripping off clothing in Aaaahz! and the VIP Stage.

Midnight – Crafts of another sort

In Rm. 1618 — Sexy Dice presented by Babeland. Tiaras and masks. Pornogami.

Saturday, 23rd, 2016 | 12PM—2AM

To be enjoyed all hours: Visual Art Gallery, Interactive Installations, Audio Erotic, and the Festival Store.

Noon-6PM Gallery Hours 18+ Valid ID required.

Noon-1pm Gender 101: Alex Stitt

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

Noon:30PM-2:30PM Rope Art Salon – with Life Drawing

A Beyond Nude life drawing session. Drawing supplies provided or bring your own.

Noon:30PM Guided Art Tour with Festival Artist Sally Mikulas-Serletti

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

1-2PM “Public Bodies” Kimberly Dark

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

1:30PM Writer’s WanderLust – Spoken-word Guided Art Tour

Spoken word performances by Festival 2016 and Guest Literary Artists, inspired by the exhibition art. Starting at the Literary Lair.

2-4PM Sehnsucht Take 2: Devin Mohr

Demonstration on the Adare Stage.

2:30PM Guided Art Tour with Festival Artist Raul Aguilar

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

3-4PM Letters from the Heart (and further South) with Virginia Lore

A workshop for all levels of writers. Materials provided in the Literary Lair.

3-4PM Designing a Cartoon Character with Kevin Boze

A class in Rm. 1618.

3:30PM Music Performance and Art Talk with Guitarist Damon Buxton

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

4-5pPM Love Army: Alex Stitt

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

4:30-5:30PM Cartooning Layout with Kevin Boze

A class in Rm. 1618.

4:30PM Writer’s WanderLust – Spoken-word Guided Art Tour

Spoken word performances by Festival 2016 and Guest Literary Artists, inspired by the exhibition art. Starting at the Literary Lair.

5-5:30pm Book Event with Jiz Lee & Tobi Hill-Meyer: Coming Out Like a Porn Star

A book reading and discussion in the Literary Lair.

5-6PM Peep Show: Tales from the Lusty Lady Theatre: Carol Queen PhD

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

6PM – 21+ only. Valid ID required.

6PM Literary Artists’ Reading

Enjoy accepted authors reading their works in the Literary Lair.

6:15-7PM Read the Revolution: Adare and guests

Lecture and book reading on the Adare Stage.

6:30PM Brush Strokes – A decadent guided painting session

Located in Rm. 1618 and requires a specific Brush Strokes ticket purchase in advance.

6:30PM Storytelling with Kimberly Dark

Spoken word performance in the Literary Lair.

7-8pPM “Feelin’ Myself with JuJu Minxxx” – A Course in Attaining Righteous Self Love by means of Ego Masturbation

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

7PM Painting Parlour

Sensual exploration of body painting in Aaaahz!

7:30PM Gale Force

Performance on the VIP Stage.

7:30PM Writer’s WanderLust – Spoken-word Guided Art Tour

Spoken word performances by Festival 2016 and Guest Literary Artists, inspired by the exhibition art. Starting at the Literary Lair.

8PM-1AM Ambient Magic

Look for intimate and surprise performances throughout the venue.

8PM Solange Corbeau

Performance on the VIP Stage.

8-9PM Sex Positive Story Slam

The Sex-Positive Story Slam is a safe space for supporting and celebrating our stories about sex, sexuality, and living in a gendered body – telling yours, and hearing other people’s in the Literary Lair.

8-8:40PM What Sex-Positivity Is—And Isn’t: Carol Queen PhD

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

8:30PM Guided Art Tour with Festival Director Sophia Iannicelli

Starting at the Docent table in front of the Festival Store.

8:30PM Sinner Saint Burlesque

Performance on the Rm. 1619 Stage.

8:40PM Binary Star. An Ode to “Orbit” – Miss Juju Minxxx

Performance on the Adare Stage.

9PM Rip Stop

Indulging of the thrill of ripping off clothing in Aaaahz! and the VIP Stage.

9PM Usurping Gander

Performance on the VIP Stage.

9-10PM JuJu‘s Pastie Palooza!

Hands-on! Craft your own pair of pasties. Supplies provided.

9:10-9:40PM Labeling Ourselves:Labels: Adare & Kimberly Dark

Interactive lecture on the Adare Stage.

9:30PM Guided Art Tour with Erotic Art Collector and Photographer Daniel McGlothlen

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

9:30PM Maggie McMuffin

Performance on the VIP Stage.

10PM SensationAlley

Delight your senses with tactile sensation play in Aaaahz!

10PM-11PM Lady Drew Blood, The Lady B, spICE!, Violet Tendencies, Apollo Vidra, Man Johnson, Miz Melancholy, Stella D’Letto, Juju Minxxx

Performances on the Bar Stage.

10PM-Midnight Live Painting: Adare

In Rm. 1618.

11PM Aphrodesia

Food play and tasting in Aaaahz!

11PM Shoe-Down Contest

A friendly “best dressed below the knees” with multiple prizes & different categories of footwear. A shoe lover’s spectacle! Rm. 1619 Stage.

11PM-2AM La Petite Seduction with DJs: Keith Myers and Raymond Forbes

DJs create our late night soundscape, encouraging a celebration of the sensuousness of movement and music.

Midnight – Crafts of another sort

In Rm. 1618 — Sexy Dice presented by Babeland. Tiaras and masks. Pornogami.

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 | Noon—4PM

18+ Allowed. Valid ID required.

To be enjoyed all hours: Visual Art Gallery, Interactive Installations, Audio Erotic, and the Festival Store.

Noon Doors Open

Noon-1:30PM Live Painting: Adare

In RM. 1618

Noon-1:00PM Beyond Nude

In RM. 1618, more of our slightly different life drawing. Materials provided.

Noon:30PM Brush Strokes – A decadent guided painting session

Located in Rm. 1618 and requires a specific Brush Strokes ticket purchase.

Noon:30PM Guided Art Tour with National Coalition for Sexual Freedom spokesperson Susan Wright

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

1PM-1:30PM Visual Art Jury Discussion Panel

VIP Stage – Festival Director, Visual Art Jurors and Curators share the process of assembling the art to make up the exhibitions.

1-1:30PM Book Event with Carol Queen: The Sex & Pleasure Book: Good Vibrations Guide to Great Sex for Everyone

Meet the author and book signing in the Literary Lair.

1:30PM Guided Art Tour with Guest Curator and Doll/Mixed Media Artist Flynn Bickley

Starting at the Gay City Art Showcase

1:30PM Guided Art Tour with Visual Art Jurors Michelle Sullivan and Charles “Dave” Kneller

Starting at the VIP Stage.

2-2:30PM Book Event with C. C. Havens: Seduced By A River

Meet the author and book signing in the Literary Lair.

2-2:30PM “Three, Two, One”: Kimberly Dark

Lecture on the Adare Stage.

2:30PM Guided Art Tour with Sexuality Activist and Educator Allena Gabosch

Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge in front of the Festival Store.

2:30PM Guided Art Tour with Artist and Guest Curator Rose Adare

Starting at the Adare Experience: Restraint & Revolution.

3-3:30PM Literary Art Jury Discussion Panel

Literary Art Jurors and Curator share the process of selecting the writings to create the anthology. In the Literary Lair.

 

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