July 13, 2004 05:00am
Erotic Museum Thanks Erotica LA Visitors
Source: The Erotic Museum
by: Company Press Release
(HOLLYWOOD, CA) -- The Erotic Museum would like to thank all of you who visited our booth at the Erotica-LA convention. We had an amazing weekend meeting all the stars and fans of erotic culture, introducing our London based fetish artist Julian Murphy to the erotic scene, and especially playing with you in our sex toy touch pool.
Please continue to show your support for the Erotic Museum this summer by visiting our museum in Hollywood or joining us for our upcoming Evening at the Erotic events:
Evening at the Erotic: 15 Minutes of Andy Warhol, Born August 6, 1928
August 6th, 2004 9:00pm - 12:00am
The Erotic Museum presents screening of Andy Warhol's adult films, books, images and sounds of the Factory. Mac-Pro make-up artists, wigs and Polaroid cameras on hand to help you create your own Warholian memento of the evening. Music and other recordings from the a/V Department, cash bar and more. General: $12.95 Members: Free
Evening at the Erotic: 13 Inches of John Holmes - Born August 8, 1944
August 8th, 2004 6:00pm - 9:00pm
With a posthumous 60th birthday to John Holmes, the legendary adult film star spun out of control. Recently remastered rare Holmes films from the Museum's collection will be featured in the Projection Room along with veteran rebel pornographer Bill Margold as the special guest speakers. Cash bar available. General: $12.95 Members: Free
The Natural History Gallery
Showcasing selections from the Museum's permanent collection, the Natural History Gallery contains multimedia exhibits on a variety of cultural, scientific and artistic content. Currently on display are: etchings from Suite 347 by Pablo Picasso, the Century of sex exhibit featuring media images from the past 100 years, Marilyn Monroe's famous red velvet nudes from the first issue of Playboy, Chinese Jade figurines from 4000 BC, and a primer on the history of the Kama Sutra with folk art from India and Nepal.
Sex and Technology
The exhibition touches on topics as diverse as pharmaceuticals, surgical technology, the evolution of photography and film, video games, digital imaging and the internet in this penetrating look into technology's role in the evolution of fantasy and reality. Among items on display are early films, phone sex recordings, early 3D slides, surgical implants, patent drawings, photography and surrogate objects of all kinds.
Sex and the Muse
Among pieces featured in the exhibition are the photographic work of David LaChapelle and Carlos Batts, industrial designs by Julian Murphy, pieces on loan from the Tom of Finland Foundation and other work by local and international artists.
The mission of the Erotic Museum is to educate the public about human sexuality by creating entertaining exhibitions regarding the broad range of mankind's erotic endeavor through the ages. Toward this end, we have assembled a collection of art objects pertinent to our topic. Our ultimate goal is to provide the community with a positive image of the potential of human sexuality.
The museum is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:00am until midnight. No one under 18 will be admitted.
6741 Hollywood Boulevard, 1 block east of Highland Avenue. 323-463-7684 / Info@TheEroticMuseum.com
The Erotic Museum
6741 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028