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General News

SEAF2021 Call For Art is open!

This is it! It’s happening! We made it through the trials and tribulations of 2020 and have come out the other side, excited and eager to kick off another Seattle Erotic Art Festival season! It’s going to look a little different this year, but we’re so excited to get SEAF 2021 underway we can...

Celebrating Allena Gabosch

Allena Gabosch passed away on a Wednesday evening, November 25th, 2020. Allena was raised in Nampa, Idaho. After wandering the West Coast in the 1970s she settled in Washington. She was a phenomenal force in the Seattle area for decades.  Allena opened her first restaurant in Auburn, named Back Alley Jake’s in the early...

A Letter from the Director

Hello Friends and Supporters, Is everyone doing okay? It’s all right if the answer is no. We are all reeling from the events that are shaking our country and the world right now. So much is changing, and so quickly, that it is difficult to get a real sense of where it all will...

Updated Note about COVID-19

To my fellow community members, Like many of you, we are following the news about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We are mindful of the growing concerns and that this is a developing situation. Supporting individual safety and public health is our top priority. At this time, all scheduled Pan Eros events through April 12th,...

Celebrating Community

Gallery Erato: a place for community and connection. One of our goals of opening Gallery Erato was to create a place for all in the sex positive community to gather and connect. We are proud that groups such as the CSPC, Quink Social Club, Rain City Jacks, Visible Restraint, SEA-PAH, and Rain City TNG...

Seduction 2019 is coming!

Seattle’s Sexiest Halloween Party Seduction has a new look – we’ve trimmed the excess, kept what sparked joy, and cannot wait to kick this off.  Music, dancing, aerials, bondage performances, and the hottest costumes to make it out of the bedroom await you at this year’s Seduction! Seduction this year is offering three nights...

Living Art

The body is the most sublime canvas. Adorning with paint and make-up celebrate the inherent beauty of each body. Join us for a delightful evening of creativity, beauty, and exhibitionism. On Saturday, September 21st, be an appreciator or become living art! The fun starts as soon as doors open at 9pm and and don’t...

The Consent Primer

The first book of its kind. Consent. It’s been talked about in the news, on the internet, and around the dinner table. We’ve seen it impact lives from Hollywood to the Supreme Court. But what is it really? How do we, as a society and a nation, define this complex and topical subject? The...

A Hypnokink Unconference

On Saturday, August 17th, Gallery Erato will host It’s All In Your Head, a day long educational and social event focusing on the headier types of BDSM play. Openspace education events are participant driven and the topics of discussion are set by the attendees at the beginning of the day. Is this event for...

Adopting

Pan Eros Foundation takes steps to support consent culture in Seattle and beyond As the #MeToo movement, founded by Tanara Burke, has shown, many communities are still struggling with articulating standards for ethical behavior around sex and power. The Seattle-based Pan Eros Foundation, producer of the internationally renown Seattle Erotic Art Festival, has joined...