Gordon Parks Foundation Hosts Awards Dinner With Alicia Keys, Swiss Beatz, And Others

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Cipriani 42nd Street, The Gordon Parks Foundation will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Auction celebrating Parks’ rich legacy and honoring those that continue to make an impact in the performing and visual arts and humanitarianism. Continue Reading →

Hamptons: Russell Simmons 17th Annual Art For Life Gala In The Hamptons

BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - JULY 16: Angela Simmons attends Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's 2016 ART FOR LIFE Benefit at Fairview Farms on July 16, 2016 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation)

Russell Simmons and his brother, artist Danny Simmons, co-hosted the 17th Annual ART FOR LIFE gala to benefit the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Continue Reading →

“Urbanscapes | Blending Art, Nature and Urban Life” Moderated By Danny Simmons

danny-simmons1Moderated by Danny Simmons, Co-Founder, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, President Rush Arts and Corridor Galleries, Artist, Collector, Writer. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Visual Artists Are ‘Pushing Buttons’ In More Ways Than One

Camilla TaylorBy Souleo

Since one of the earliest known buttons found at Mohenjo Daro in the Indus Valley (now Pakistan) nearly 5000 years ago, buttons have gone from being ornaments to signifiers of economic and social status to commonplace mass produced objects. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Is Headed To Philly (radio)

Danny Simmons (1)The walls at Rush Arts Galleries are expanding beyond New York City and into Philadelphia, PA. The news was delivered during the fourth annual Gold Rush Awards held this past Saturday at Littlefield in Brooklyn, NY. Continue Reading →

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation 2015 Gold Rush Awards

11057749_10153523417899614_2185997453179570443_nRush Philanthropic Arts Foundation is proud to announce the 2015 Gold Rush Awards. Taking place on Saturday, October 24th at the venue Littlefield in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, this is the fourth annual night dedicated to celebrating cutting-edge art, music, fashion and culture.  Continue Reading →

Danny Simmons Talks Art On Harlem World Radio

danny-simmons1Grab your tea and listen to Danny Simmons, Jr.,. Danny is a abstract expressionist painter, poet and the older brother of Russell Simmons and rapper Joseph Simmons (“Reverend Run” of Run–D.M.C). Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rush Arts Foundation’s Art For Life

Dave Chappelle and Russell Simmons

Dave Chappelle and Russell Simmons

By Udo Salters

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s 20th anniversary at the 2015 Art For Life benefit took place on Saturday, July 18th,, 2015. This year’s honorees were Dave Chappelle, Michaela and Simon de Pury, Ava DuVernay, and featured artist Wangechi Mutu. Continue Reading →