Cupcakes, cake, and just pastries in general are certainly having their moment right now. There’s Ace of Cakes and Cake Wrecks, this country’s fetishization of foods knows no bounds. And why not?, everyone loves cake. What’s been elevated to practically an art form, you no longer have to get hitched to see these masters of the icing gun at work.
Come eat cake!, for a good cause at the Caked Up Custom Art Show in Chelsea. A $10 donation at the door gets you access to over 39 different designer cakes, booze and the knowledge your cold hard cash it going to a good cause. Presented by Murphy and Dine Gallery, the goal of this cake-off is to create a one-of-a kind cake for the charity Art Start. Their goal is to get kids involved in the arts, whether that involves traditional mediums or even graffiti. They work with homeless youth and also youth offenders, by encouraging them to change their lives through a creative outlet. So if you ever needed a reason to eat an obscene amount of cake, here’s definitely a good excuse to do so.
Caked Up! A Custom Cake Art Show
Thursday, November 11, 7:00pm
Murphy and Dine Gallery
520 West 27th St
Between 10th & 11th Ave [Chelsea]