Society / The Seen

Cultural Icon Lynn Wyatt Wins a Texas Medal — and it Prompts a Southampton Manse Party

BY // 12.08.16

What: 2017 Texas Medal of Arts award announcement

Where: The Southampton home of Phoebe and Bobby Tudor

PC Moment: Scores of champagne glasses were raised in toasts to Lynn Wyatt as it was formally announced that she had been named Individual Arts Patron by the Texas Cultural Trust, joining past award luminaries such as Robert Rauschenberg, Rick Lowe, Walter Cronkite, Chandra Wilson, and more. La Wyatt will be officially honored at the gala Medal of Arts Awards Celebration on February 21 in Austin at the University of Texas’ Texas Performing Arts. Trust executive director Jennifer Ransom Rice made the announcement before a chic gathering of friends and arts leaders.

Who: Celebration co-chair Guilermo Nicolas, Alley Theatre honchos Gregory Boyd and Dean Gladden, Houston Ballet’s Jim Nelson and Stanton Welch, Jana and Scotty Arnoldy, Andrea White, Linda McReynolds, Macey and Harry Reasoner, Joan Schnitzer-Levy, and Tricia Hamilton Dewhurst.

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