Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's

This year marks our 15th Annual Art For Life! With the ongoing generous support of our sponsors, patrons and friends, Rush Philanthropic will continue to provide art education opportunities for even more youth and enrich the cultural landscape of our city. We hope to have your support at Art For Life this year! See you on July 26th!

Russell Simmons, Danny Simmons
and the Board of Directors of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation annouce

15th Annual Art For Life Gala
Saturday, July 26th 2014
6pm Cocktails
7pm Dinner and Program
Fairview Farms, Bridgehampton


  • Michael R. Bloomberg
  • Valentino D. Carlotti
  • Jason Flom
  • Kimora Lee Simmons

Featured Artist

Carrie Mae Weems

Honorary Chair
Star Jones

Event Chairs
Jamison Ernest
Kimberley Hatchett
Rhonda R. Mims
Camilla Olsson
Josue Sejour (The Sejour Group)

Hosted By
Soledad O’Brien

With Special Performances By
The World’s Greatest Entertainer the Original Human BeatBox Doug E Fresh
Kurtis Blow
Naughty by Nature

Music by

Executive Producer
Ronnie Davis (Ronnie Davis Productions)

With a special presentation to the inaugural recipients of the Kimora Lee Simmons Scholarship Fund, graduates of the Rush Teens Program

Individual Tickets $1,500
And Tables from $15,000

Hamptons Festive

To become a sponsor or purchase Tables/Tickets Please Contact:
Tracey Doolin, Inez Weinstein Special Events Inc. at 212.254.6677 or or purchase online.

For press inquiries please contact:
Shawn Purdy
(212) 235-6813

  • Gold Sponsor

  • Bronze Sponsor

  • Décor Sponsor

  • Online Auction Partner

  • Valet Sponsor

  • Media Partners

  • Registration Partners