Calendar of Events



  • Site Visit for Saitama Triennale 2020
    We will be going to Saitama, Japan to visit the site where our Ecosex Clinic will take place in March. Sep 16
  • ON OUR BACKS: The Revolutionary Art of Queer Sex Work
    Leslie Lohman Museum26 Wooster StreetNew York, NY 10013September 28, 2019 – January 19, 2020 This exhibition explores the history of queer sex work culture, and it’s intimate ties to art and activism. Coined by bisexual activist, Carol Leigh, aka. The Scarlot Harlot in 1978, ‘sex work’ is broadly defined as exchanging sex or erotic services […]
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet
    As part of kinovi[sie]on at the Otto Preminger InstitutAnichstraße 366020 Innsbruck, Austria Jun 8 8:30 pm
  • Herstory of Body Piercing
    At the 2019 Association of Professional Piercers Conference and Expo, Annie, joined by her long time friend and collaborator Veronica Vera, presented a class on her Herstory of Body Piercing and its intersection with early luminaries Fakir Musafar, Charles Gatewood, and Spider Webb. The 25th Annual APP Conference and Exposition, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, […]
  • Research Expedition
    To West Virginia. Aug 22
  • Research Expedition
    To Los Angeles, CA. Aug 15
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet
    Presented as part of EcoFutures FestivalThurs 11 April 20197pm / doors open 6:30pmGenesis CinemaClinton Rd, London E3 4QY Apr 11
  • Grand Hotel Abyss, steirischer herbst
    As part of steirischer herbst’s Grand Hotel Abyss program, Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens imagine how sex will be improved in the future and share their ecosexual adventures. Helmut List Halle Waagner-Biro-Straße 98a, 8020 Graz, Austria Sep 19 – Sep 22
  • Talk at Sagehen Creek Field Station
    Annie and Beth will be giving a talk about Ecosex at Sagehen Creek Field Station, for Sierra Nevada College MFA students. Aug 7 7:00 pm
  • Screening of Goodbye Gauley Mountain
    RUPERTVilnius, Lithuania, Vaidilutės g. 79, Vilnius 10100, Lithuania. The film will be screened at 11:00 a.m. (GMT+3). Aug 7
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet
    Queer Lisboa 23: International Queer Film FestivalThe film will be screened at Queer Lisboa, the first Portuguese Film Festival dedicated exclusively to screening gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and transsexual themed films. Sep 20 – Sep 28
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet
    BFI Flare 2019London LGBTQ+ Film FestivalBFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London SE1 8XT Mar 23 9:00 am
  • Art & Porn
    Art & PornAROS, AROS ALLÉ 2, DK-8000 AARHUS C, DENMARK. When the show closes in Fall of 2019, it will move on to Kunsthal Charlottenborg. May 29 9:00 am – Sep 8
  • Live Q & A with Beth & Annie
    Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut56 ARBOR ST, HARTFORD CT 06106 Mar 1 7:00 pmLocation: 56 ARBOR ST, HARTFORD CT 06106Map: 
  • Live Q & A with Beth & Annie
    NY Feminist Film Week. Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (at 2nd St.)New York, NY 10003 USA Mar 9 7:00 pmLocation: 32 second avenue, new york, nyMap: 
  • Live Q&A with Beth & Annie
    Water Makes us Wet will be screened at Roxy Cinema, Tribeca from February 27-March 3 2 6th Avenue Cellar Level of The Roxy Hotel Feb 27 7:00 pmLocation: 2 6th Avenue, New York, NYMap: 
  • Annie & Beth to Get Wet at MOMA NY
    The screening is followed by a live presentation by Beth and Annie, and a dozen of their ecosexual friends who worked on the film; Keith Wilson, Linda M. Montano, Judy Dunaway, David Benjamin Steinberg, Joy Brooke Fairfield, Betty Grumble, Dragonfly (Robin Laverne Wilson), Veronica Vera, Ms. Ter, Barbikat, and Jordan Freeman. Also screening is Keith […]
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – Philomath, Oregon
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! July 19, 2018 8PM (doors open at 7) at the at the historic Marys River Grange Hall, near the banks of Marys River in Philomath, OR. Free with suggested donation of 5-10 sliding scale. Sponsored by Karin Bolender and the Rural Alchemy Workshop. Jul 19Location: Philomath, OregonMap: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – Fire Island, NY
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! August 9, 2018, 7PM at the Cherry Grove Community House. This screening is our visiting artist contribution to the Fire Island Artist Residency. This is the first GLBTQI residency in the United States. Aug 9Location: Fire Island, NYMap: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – Provincetown, MA
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! August 18, 2018, 7:30 at Art Market Provincetown (AMP) Aug 18Location: Provincetown, MAMap: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – New Orleans, LA
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 70113 September 5, 2018 7:30pm Sep 5Location: New Orleans, LAMap: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – Austin, TX
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! The VORTEX Theater 2307 MANOR ROAD 78722 September 10, 2018 8pm Screening followed by a discussion. Sep 10Location: The VORTEX Theater Austin, TXMap: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – Albuquerque, NM
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! The Guild Cinema 3405 Central Ave., NE Albuquerque, NM 87106 September 17, 2018 Sep 17Location: The Guild Cinema Albuquerque, NM Map: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – Santa Fe, NM
    Sprinkle and Stephens LIVE IN PERSON! Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts September 19, 2018 Sep 19Location: Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, NMMap: 
  • Screening of Water Makes Us Wet – California Premiere
    Appearing live will be the directors, Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens, producer/cinematographer Keith Wilson, some cast, and the soundtrack composer David B. Steinberg. 10 minute Q and A after the film.  Fine Arts Theater 8556 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 310-478-3836 September 24, 2018 7:30pm Sep 24Location: Fine Arts Theater 8556 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, […]
  • Visual Aids Book Launch
    Manhattan, NY. Time, place, date TBA. Visual Aids book launch, to celebrate catalogue with Ben Cuevas and Annie Sprinkle in Conversation. Afterward by Beth Stephens. Aug 1Location: New York, NYMap: 
  • Visiting Artists
    Details TBA. Fire Island, New York. Visiting Artists Aug 1Location: Fire Island, NYMap: 
  • CineMarfa
    We’ll be presenting Water Makes Us Wet, our documentary film about the pleasures, pains and politics of water. This is a wonderful film festival. We will be there with bells on. Details TBA. May 3 – May 6 Location: Marfa, TXMap: 
  • Seedbed; A Soil Symposium
    April 26-27, 2018 In collaboration with the UCSC Farm & Garden and the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food System, the E.A.R.T.H. Lab will be hosting Seedbed: a Soil Symposium. This interdisciplinary symposium on the state of soil will take place April 26th – 28th. It  will feature performances, interactive activities and visual artwork installed throughout […]
  • Guests on Yale Radio
    3:30 pm California time. Beth and Annie go on the air. Apr 3Location: New Haven, CTMap: 
  • Madison Young’s Show, Reveal All Fear Nothing
    Vortex Theater. Annie attending Madison Young’s show, Reveal All Fear Nothing, based on her herstoric one woman-show Post Porn Modernist. Dramaturgy by Annie Sprinkle. Tickets: Feb 23Location: Austin, TXMap: 
  • Naugh-tea and Nice. Sex in the Theater, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
    Panel and discussion. Annie is on this panel with seven panelists from 7 generations. With Madison Young. Vortex Theater 4:30-6:30 pm Followed by the performance of Madison Young’s Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism for tickets Feb 24Location: Austin, TXMap: 
  • WAter Makes Us Wet Film Screening
    University of Alberta in Edmonton – Water Makes Us Wet—An Ecosexual Adventure. 3:00 PM. Arts-Based Research Studio. Film screening followed by a talk-back session with us facilitated by the brilliant scholar and writer, Dr. Kim Tallbear. For more info on our Canada events go to Feb 16Location: Edmonton, CanadaMap: 
  • 5th Annual Valentine’s Day with Feminism – University of Alberta in Edmonton
    Assuming the Ecosexual Position. We’ll do our visiting artist presentation with discussion. Faculty Club: Winspear Room. 11435 Saskatchewan Drive. 5:15 PM Feb 14Location: Edmonton, CanadaMap: 
  • Explorer’s Guide to Planet Orgasm Book Reading and Signing
    Traveling Tickle Trunk. Explorer’s Guide to Planet Orgasm. Book Reading and signing. With special guests. This is going to be great fun. 7:30 PM. Feb 13Location: Edmonton, CanadaMap: 
  • UCSC Guest Speakers
    University of California Santa Cruz. We will be speaking in Marianne Weems’ theater class. 1:30 PM. Feb 6Location: Santa Cruz, CAMap: 
  • UC Davis Movie Screening and Q&A
    University of California Davis. Movie screening and Q and A. Room: Voorhies 126, Free and open to the public. 12:00 to 2:00 Beth & Annie’s Show & Tell Intro 12:20  Sneak Preview Doc Film Screening. WATER MAKES US WET—AN ECOSEXUAL ADVENTURE – Explore the pleasures and politics of water while on a California road trip that […]
  • UCSC Visiting Artist Lecture
    Annie Sprinkle does visiting artist lecture in Beth Stephens’ Ars Erotica class. Jan 24Location: Santa Cruz, CAMap: 
  • Galeria Miejska Arsenał Exhibit Opening
    The Romantic Breast Cancer Adventures of Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle. Photography exhibit in a photoplasticon with work by Stephens, Sprinkle in collaboration with David Steinberg. Opening night we are Skyping in to the gallery. Exhibition will be up for a while. Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Stary Rynek 6, 61-772 Poznań Jan 19Location: Poznan, PolandMap: 
  • Santa Cruz Film Festival Screening
    Santa Cruz Film Festival test screening of our new film, Water Makes Us Wet—An Ecosexual Adventure. more info: Oct 15Location: Santa Cruz, CAMap: 
  • Eureka Grant Awards and Catalogue Launch Party
    We got a big grant!!! And its unrestricted funds! Yay. more info: Sep 21Location: San Francisco, CAMap: 
  • Good Vibrations Book Party
    Book Party with readings of Explorer’s Guide to Planet Orgasm, with special guests. 6 PM-8PM. Aug 22Location: San Francisco, CAMap: 
  • Documenta 14
    World Premiere—Water Makes Us Wet—We return to Kassel. Walk the green carpet with us. Sep 6Location: Kassel, GermanyMap: 
  • Documenta 14
    We will be doing eco-sex walking tours, and sidewalk sex clinic. As well as, a visual art exhibition inside Natural History Museum. June 8/9 Previews for visual art exhibit. June 10 Opening June 14. Ecosex Walking Tour. Walk #1 (Opening day!) more event info here June 15 thru 18, walks #2-#5. One walk performance a day for […]
    Río Churubusco 79 corner Calzada de Tlalpan Colonia Country Club, near the Metro General Anaya CP 04220 Delegation Coyoacán, Mexico City Transitio_MX is a biannual event, organized since 2005 by the CENART and Centro Multimedia, that casts a critical eye on the relations between art, technology and society through exhibitions, conferences and other activities. The 2017 […]
    4:30-6pm Attending this conference and we will be on a panel called “Spectacles of Gender in Musical Theatre, Popular Entertainment, and Performance Art.” Aug 5Location: Planet Hollywood 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109Map: 
    Stay home and work on book. Jul 1 – Jul 31 Location: San Francisco, CAMap: 
    Open to the public. Come enjoy the work of Beth’s students. Mar 17Location: UCSC Santa Cruz, CAMap: 
    11:00am – 1pm Join us for an open discussion about feminism today. San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles 520 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113 Mar 4Location: San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles 520 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113Map: 
  • DOC FEST SCREENING: Water Makes Us Wet
    Test screening of our new feature documentary. Water Makes Us Wet—An Ecosexual Road Trip Adventure With a poetic blend of curiosity, humor, adventure, and concern, the film chronicles the pleasures and politics of H 2O from an “ecosexual” perspective. Travel around California with Annie and Beth in their blazing blue Pollination Pod, as the couple […]
    Planning to attend a family wedding. Open to other things to do in Chicago. May 27Location: Chicago, ILMap: 
  • NYC Memorial for Charles Gatewood
    Annie Sprinkle is hoping to attend. Apr 27Location: International Center for Photography 1114 6th Ave, New York, NY 10036Map: 
  • Documenta 14
    We are super honored to be the world’s best art show. We will be performing Cuddle Athens and doing pop up sex clinics, with free advice from sex educators and professionals. Veronica Vera will be joining us. Cuddling Performance  – Lobby of the National Museum 7th April from 6pm – 8:30 pm @ EMST  8t April from 6pm – 8:30 […]
  • Water Makes Us Wet Film Shoot
    Many Locations around California We will be traveling all over California documenting the pleasures and politics of water. Mar 20 – Mar 31 Location: California, USAMap: 
  • 40th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference: EXTREME Appalachia!
    Film Series at the Lyric Theater, Blacksburg, VA Session 8.2 Saturday, 4-5:15pm; Goodbye Gauley Mountain (2014) with Beth Stephens and Tammy Clemons Mar 11 4:00 pmLocation: Lyric Theater 135 College Ave, Blacksburg, VA 24060Map: 
    6pm | $25 General Admission, $60 VIP Passes buy tickets online at Feb 26 6:00 pmLocation: Cupcake Theater 11020 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood  Map: 
    7pm | Annie has photos in this new book. Panel Discussion: contributors to the book will discuss and explore themes relating to punk, creativity, and sexuality. Annie speaks on panel Kembra Phalhler Space is limited RSVP to Feb 25 7:00 pmLocation: Richardson 8044 ½ West 3rd ST. West Hollywood, LA, CA 90048  Map: 
    The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR, free and open to the public.  It’s three full, fun packed days.  Our panel is Saturday 3:00 – 4:00 pm DUETS book launch with Annie Sprinkle, Ben Cuevas, and Beth Stephens, presented by Visual AIDS To launch DUETS: Ben Cuevas & Annie Sprinkle in […]
    We will present lectures in two classes. Open to class enrollees only. Feb 24Location: 1 Loyola Marymount University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90045Map: 
    The Center for Creative Ecologies TJ Damos, Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture, UC Santa Cruz Director, Center for Creative Ecologies, UC Santa Cruz Jan 31Location: SANTA CRUZ, CAMap: 
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