The Linny Awards

Please join us as we celebrate Linny Fowler’s legacy and our vibrant arts community!

2023 Linny Awards Named!

  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Barb and the late Jack Yaissle
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Volunteer – Chuck and Cindy Yeoman
  • Philanthropy in the Arts Award – Brenda and John McGlade
  • Business Supporter of the Arts Award – Boyle Construction
  • Emerging Artist of the Year- Sean Cousland
  • Student Artist Scholarship Award- Isabelle Morales
  • Arts Educator of the Year- Beth McFadden
  • Visual Artist of the Year- Dr. Lee Riley
  • Performing Artist of the Year- Pablo Batista
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For more than a quarter-century, Marlene “Linny” Fowler of Bethlehem worked tirelessly to elevate Lehigh Valley’s arts organizations and artists through her volunteerism and her support. Now, the region has the opportunity to celebrate this flourishing arts community and honor Fowler’s memory by taking part in the Linny Awards, the multi-discipline arts awards program focused on the greater Lehigh Valley’s artists, innovators, and arts leaders.

Thursday, November 9, 2023
Cocktail Hour | 5–6 PM
Awards, Dinner & Festivities | 6–9 PM

Musikfest Café
ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
Bethlehem, PA

Thank you for your interest in the Linny Awards! We look forward to celebrating the achievements of those who impact the arts together.

Buy Tickets

Individual Event Ticket: $225 ($111 is tax-deductible)

*$223 Ticket Cost, $2 City Amusement Tax
*Event Ticket(s) will be emailed to the ticket purchaser at time of purchase

To become a Linny Award event or recipient sponsor, please contact Selena Lavonier at 610-332-1345 or

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