Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation

Bid Now In Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Art For Life Gala Auction

On the heels of their annual Art For Life Gala event, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (founded in 1995 by brothers Russell, Danny and Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons) has launched an online auction to support their mission of providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, as well as providing exhibition opportunities to under-represented artists and artists of color. This year’s auction, hosted by partners at Charitybuzz, offers exclusive one-of-a-kind experiences unable to be found elsewhere. Now up for bid are items such as: • Meet Russell Simmons and Experience a 1-Week Internship at All Def Digital • Meet will.i.am with a Tour of His Creative Studio in Hollywood • Meet The Roots with 2 Tickets to “The Tonight Show wit...

Bid Now In Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Art For Life Gala Auction

On the heels of their annual Art For Life Gala event, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (founded in 1995 by brothers Russell, Danny and Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons) has launched an online auction to support their mission of providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, as well as providing exhibition opportunities to under-represented artists and artists of color. This year’s auction, hosted by partners at Charitybuzz, offers exclusive one-of-a-kind experiences unable to be found elsewhere. Now up for bid are items such as: • Meet Russell Simmons and Experience a 1-Week Internship at All Def Digital • Meet will.i.am with a Tour of His Creative Studio in Hollywood • Meet The Roots with 2 Tickets to “The Tonight Show wit...

Russell Simmons’ 2017 Art For Life Benefit Raises Over $1.1 Million

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Chuck D and Russell SimmonsCredit/Copyright: Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts FoundationProceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation’s signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. The private gala, themed “Midnight at the Oasis,” was hosted by Soledad O'Brien. The evening honored Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John; former President of Programming, BET Stephen G. Hill, and 2017 Featured Artist, Sa...

Russell Simmons’ 2017 Art For Life Benefit Raises Over $1.1 Million

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Chuck D and Russell SimmonsCredit/Copyright: Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts FoundationProceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation’s signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. The private gala, themed “Midnight at the Oasis,” was hosted by Soledad O'Brien. The evening honored Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John; former President of Programming, BET Stephen G. Hill, and 2017 Featured Artist, Sa...

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Announces 2017 Art For Life Benefit

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) has announced the honorees for the 2017 ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. RPAF which is dedicated to providing underserved inner city youth with significant exposure to the arts, as well as developing and supporting under-represented artists will honor Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John and 2017 Featured Artist, Sanford Biggers for their support of the arts, career achievements, and overall commitment to our communities. Hosted by Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons, guests will experience a night of fantasy opulence, magic and wonder at the “Midnight at the Oasis” themed p...