Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Safety Precautions and a Disclaimer

We are requesting that anyone attending an in-person event be fully vaccinated or receive a negative COVID test result prior to the event. If you are experiencing symptoms such as a fever, cough or shortness of breath or knowingly have been infected with the COVID-19 virus but are not showing symptoms please do not attend any in-person events. We are monitoring any changes to guidelines from health organizations, or mandates from state or local government and will update our policies accordingly.

**Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity or the premises. Additionally, you, on behalf of yourself and any accompanying minor, voluntarily assume all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring before, during or after the event, and you waive any claims for personal injury, death, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind against the Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc., and its agents, sponsors, officers, directors, shareholders, owners and employees. 

Where can I purchase tickets?

The Wine Auction offers Benefactor packages that include tickets to events throughout the weekend. Individual tickets may be purchased for selected events. Both Benefactor packages and single tickets may be purchased by visiting our ticket page. The details are listed under each event on our Events page.

How much do tickets cost?

Our Benefactor Packages range from $3,500 to $25,000.  In addition to our Benefactor Packages we also offer individual tickets to a few of our most popular events:

High Revelry: $175 VIP: $275

The Gents Lunch- $500

Winemaker Dinners- $1,000 (if the event does not sell out with Benefactor Packages)

Where will the Live Auction take place?

The Live Auction takes place in the tents at Atlantic Station:

241 20th St. NW

Atlanta, GA 30363

What if I purchased tickets but can no longer attend the event?

If you are unable to attend an event you’ve purchased tickets for. Please notify the Wine Auction Office at or 404-733-5335. You can give us guest names for the individuals you'd like to use your seats, or if you will not be using any of your benefits we can make your donation 100% tax deductible.

If I cannot attend the Auction, can I still bid?

Yes! Silent Auction Bidding is open to anyone.  Mobile bidding registration will begin in February of 2023.

If you are unable to participate the Live Auction, but would still like to bid on a live auction item please contact the Wine Auction Office at 404-733-5335 to discuss setting up a proxy bid.

What is the deadline to purchase Benefactor Packages and individual event tickets?

Sale of Benefactor packages will begin in October 2022, and continue until the event in March if we do not sell out  However, in order for your name to be included in the Wine Catalog listing of 2023 Benefactors, payment or pledge must be purchased by January 6, 2023.  Single tickets, if available, go on sale in February 2023.

Who does this Auction benefit?

Proceeds from the Auction benefit the High Museum of Art’s exhibition and education plan, helping to make possible special exhibitions and Art Access programs. The Paddle Raise has contributed $1,968,512 to Art Access programs at the High since 2006.