High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction - A Crush On Wine - March 30 to April 2, 2016

A Little About Us

The High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction is the largest fundraising event for the High Museum of Art, the leading art museum in the southeastern United States. Netting over $1.7 million in 2015, the Wine Auction is the top charity fundraising event in Atlanta, the tenth largest charity wine auction in the U.S., and the number one charity wine auction benefiting the arts. The Wine Auction has generated more than $23 million over the last 23 years!

Proceeds from the Auction are a vital part of the Museum’s exhibition and education plan, helping to make possible special exhibitions such as Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections; Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion; and Seriously Silly! The Art & Whimsy of Mo Willems.

Paddle Raise

Raising your paddles has reached a new HIGH!  Join us in celebrating the 11th anniversary of the Taylor Stuckey Paddle Raise

$1,170,000+: The amount the Taylor Stuckey Paddle Raise has contributed to Art Access programs at the High since 2006

$14: All it takes to give a student…

  • Free admission to the High Museum
  • Free transportation
  • Free teacher resources and materials for the classroom
  • Welcome Back coupon for each student, inviting them to bring their parents to the High

95,714: The number of students we’ve helped with the Paddle Raise since 2006

A museum experience can inspire a lifelong love of the arts. Help us ignite that spark!


Leigh Walsh

Leigh and her husband Tim are longtime supporters of the Wine Auction. They have three children: James, a senior at UGA; Jack, a senior, and Megan, a sophomore, both at Pace Academy. Leigh is active in the Atlanta community and enjoys tennis, golf and travel.

Dina Woodruff

Dina has been active in many capacities with the Wine Auction since 1993, serving as Co-chair in 2001. She is the owner of Peridot Buckhead and Peridot West. Her son, Wood, is a student at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Dina is very involved in many activities and organizations in the Atlanta community and enjoys, travel, skiing, hiking and yoga.