ShuttleCork 2021
What to Expect

Going Virtual

SC21 Device ScreensThis year’s event is streamlined for high impact! The fun begins when the first auction items are available for bidding online, starting Friday, April 23. Be ready by registering with the auction platform Greater Giving, Event Software.

Keep it simple by picking up your wine and taking part in a live online auction. Or, let us deliver the fun to your door! You will join other guests, taste fine wines and food, and interact with winemakers – all virtually – before the live auction begins.

Prior to the auction, be sure to register with Greater Giving, our online auction platform. Then be ready to bid high, and bid often! Some auction lots will be available for online bidding starting April 23. Others will be available only the night of the live auction.


Shuttlecork 21 Schedule IllustrationVirtual Tasting


Enjoy artfully crafted wines from top winemakers and cheese & charcuterie from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions catering from the comfort of your home. Your tasting will be led virtually by two winemakers.


A SHORT RECESS | 6:45 – 7:00 PM CST

Refresh your glass, stretch your legs, and grab your checkbook.

Virtual Live Auction

BID HIGH & BID OFTEN | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

The exciting virtual live auction offers valuable wine-themed items, unique gifts and one-of-a-kind travel packages. Join other art lovers and wine enthusiasts in supporting the museum as a vital partner in the educational, social and cultural life of Kansas City.


Shuttlecork 2021 Ticket SalesShuttleCork 2021 offers high-impact fun from the comfort of your home! Choose from two levels:

  • At the Essential Sips level, $250 or $500, you will pick up your wine at the Nelson-Atkins, then join the bidding at the live auction at 7 pm CST. At the $1,000 level, your wine and charcuterie box will be delivered to you.
  • At the Premium Palate level, you have a few choices to make. Rank the winemaker pairings you prefer. Your wine will be delivered to you, along with a cheese and charcuterie box. At 6 pm CST, join others on Zoom to sample your wines and hear from two of the winemakers. Join everyone for the action-packed live auction at 7 pm CST.

Get Your Tickets


shuttlecork questions illustrationWondering what ShuttleCork this year is going to look like? Have questions about tickets, how to view the live auction or options if you can’t attend? Find these answers and more below.

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