The Connections Gallery gift shop, located on the second floor of the Baker Exhibit Center, offers a vibrant selection of fine paintings, prints, pottery, jewelry, glass, fiber art, handmade brooms, and many other craft items from local and regional artists, as well as specialty items related to changing exhibits.

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a friend or a treat for yourself, you’ll find a diverse selection of merchandise at the Arboretum’s gift shop. Arboretum members receive 10% discount on in-stock items. Cash, check, credit/debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) are accepted.

Hours of Operation & Contact

  • Connections Gallery Gift Shop (located in the Baker Exhibit Center)
    • November-March: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily; will re-open at 6 p.m. for Winter Lights (Nov. 22 – Jan. 4)
    • April-October: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

For more information, please e-mail the Arboretum’s retail manager Tracy Grassette or call 828-665-2492.

Join and save!

Discover, connect, belong—and save! Included among the many benefits of a membership with The North Carolina Arboretum Society is a 10% discount on all of the carefully-curated items found in our gift shop. But the benefits don't stop there.