ShuttleCork: The Art of the Soirée

May 2–3, 2024 | Savor the revelry.

It’s time once again for ShuttleCork, where fine arts and fine wines mingle to create Kansas City’s finest party. Over two dazzling nights, you’ll sample world-class offerings from local chefs and sip the best of the West Coast winemakers.

Packages include access to your choice of events, including the Thursday Winemaker Dinner, the Friday Grand Tasting & Live Auction, and Friday after-party, After Dark. Whatever you choose, you’ll be supporting the Nelson-Atkins’ art education and community programs.

Get your tickets now for this unforgettable event.

Guests will bid on exclusive auction lots on evening two of ShuttleCork. If you’re interested in bidding remotely, email View the absentee bidding form here.

Evening One: Winemaker Dinners
Thursday, May 2 | 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy a remarkable Thursday at an incredible home in Kansas City! Your evening begins with transportation to one of six homes, where you will be graciously welcomed by your hosts. As the night unfolds, you and other guests will be treated to cuisine by a renowned local chef, and you will meet two winemakers from the West Coast. The wine, food, and company will make for an unforgettable night. Seating is limited.


Evening Two: Grand Tasting & Live Auction
Friday, May 3 | 5:30 p.m. | Nelson-Atkins

Enjoy and learn about wines from 25 top winemakers, while sampling food offerings from 30 local restaurants during the Grand Tasting inside the Nelson-Atkins. The Live Auction takes place under the big-top tent, where you will find a sensational atmosphere to raise your paddle high and often for spectacular auction lots. Immediately following the Live Auction, we continue to celebrate at After Dark with more wine, music, dancing, late night delectables, and desserts.


After Dark
Friday, May 3 | 9:30 p.m. | Nelson-Atkins

The party’s just starting! The auction is over, but the action is just beginning. Join us this year for After Dark: the official after party of ShuttleCork.