deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum's Signature Event

Honoring Phyllis and Jerome L. Rappaport

Saturday, May 12 | 6:30 pm 

Party for the Park is Sold Out! 

The Party

Join deCordova friends and supporters for this signature event celebrating Phyllis and Jerome L. Rappaport for their oustanding contributions to deCordova. Guest will enjoy a cocktail hour, seated dinner catered by MAX Ultimate Food, and dancing! Proceeds from Party for the Park provide vital support to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. 

Special Guest

Joyce Kulhawik, Emmy Award-winning Arts & Entertainment Critic/, will serve as this year's special guest. 


The Rappaport Prize

The annual Rappaport Prize celebrates artists with strong ties to New England—18 so far—and exemplifies Phyllis and Jerry Rappaport's extraordinarily generous leadership support which has impacted every aspect of deCordova for almost 30 years.

Rappaport Prize Winners 2017–2000

Sam Durant                         Ursula von Rydingsvard

Barkley Hendricks                Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons

Matt Saunders                     Abelardo Morell

Liz Deschenes                     Sarah Walker

Ann Pibal                            Debra Olin

Suara Welitoff                     John Bisbee

Orly Genger                        Lars-Erik Fisk

Liza Johnson                       Annee Spileos Scott

David Cole                          Jennifer Hall

Photo Gallery

Relive the fun from Party for the Park 2017 by viewing the event photos here! To receive a digital copy of your photo, please email Lizbie Harbison at [email protected].

Raise the Paddle 2018

Raise the Paddle supports deCordova's mission to inspire, educate, and delight with contemporary art from New England and beyond through sculptures in the landscape and museum exhibitions.


For general information, please contact:
Lizbie Harbison, Individual Giving Manager, [email protected] | 781.259.3631

For information regarding Corporate Sponsorship, please contact:
Sharon Glennon, Director of Corporate Relations and Art Loan Program, [email protected] | 781.259.3625


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