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Pick Up Modern and More is your North of Boston resource for unique vintage furniture and decorative art with a focus on 20th Century finds.

Events

Winter Greenery Workshop

Laurence Howard

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We're looking forward to welcoming Andrew Anderson of South End floral boutique Ilex Designs back to the store this coming Saturday! Andrew will be teaching workshop participants how to transform winter greenery into striking holiday decor. We hope you can join us!

Details:
Saturday, December 16, from 2-4pm
$45/person to cover materials
Please RSVP to laurence@pickupmodern.com. 

Introduction to Micromosaics

Laurence Howard

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Collector and micromosaics aficinonado Brian McCarthy introduces us to this incredible artform. We hope you'll join us on Saturday, November 18 at 6pm for this special event!

We're grateful to note that Brian's lecture will serve as a fundraiser for the Lynn Cultural District. Cost is $15/person. Ample street parking available on Exchange Street, right outside the shop. 

Space is limited, so please RSVP to laurence@pickupmodern.com to hold your spot. 

Lydia Pinkham Open Studios

Laurence Howard

We're looking forward to our annual collaboration with the artists and makers of this Lydia Pinkham Labs for their Open Studios event. Home to over one hundred sculptors, glass blowers, leather workers, film editors and more, the Pinkham is a historic gem that is both haven and a creative hive.

On Saturday, November 18 (10am to 5pm), a trolly will run between the Pinkham and the Downtown Lynn Cultural District, where we are one of a handful of design-focused businesses. We hope you will swing on by! 

See the link above for more details about the day. 

Meet fine artist Rolf Flor in Studio 301. Rolf uses transparent watercolor to create plein air landscapes and abstract studio paintings. The focus of Rolf's work this year is on developing a series of paintings done in Venice this summer.

Meet fine artist Rolf Flor in Studio 301. Rolf uses transparent watercolor to create plein air landscapes and abstract studio paintings. The focus of Rolf's work this year is on developing a series of paintings done in Venice this summer.

Meet Kathy Cormier and Michelle Kane in Studio 114. Cormier and Kane are Co-owners of Couture Planet® a woman-owned business that manufactures handbags and accessories from 100% post consumer newspaper.

Meet Kathy Cormier and Michelle Kane in Studio 114. Cormier and Kane are Co-owners of Couture Planet® a woman-owned business that manufactures handbags and accessories from 100% post consumer newspaper.

Meet graphic designer and ceramic artist Kyle Day in Studio 316. Kyle's rural childhood in Maine, filled with farms, pine forests, and rocky coastlines influences the natural, utilitarian aesthetic of his ceramics.

Meet graphic designer and ceramic artist Kyle Day in Studio 316. Kyle's rural childhood in Maine, filled with farms, pine forests, and rocky coastlines influences the natural, utilitarian aesthetic of his ceramics.

Meet Michael Aghahowa in Studio BR10. Aghahowa paints, sculpts, draws, and collages using materials such as pigments, found paper, charcoal, and clay from the ground.

Meet Michael Aghahowa in Studio BR10. Aghahowa paints, sculpts, draws, and collages using materials such as pigments, found paper, charcoal, and clay from the ground.

Lecture with Anthony Amore: "The Art of the Con"

Laurence Howard

North Shore resident and Pick Up Modern customer Anthony Amore just happens to be the Chief Investigator and Director of Security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, as well as the author of two books about the fascinating world of art theft. Lucky for us, Anthony has agreed to lecture on his work, and to share his behind-the-scenes perspective . We hope you'll join us this coming Saturday, March 25, at 5:30pm for this special event. 

We're grateful to note that Anthony's lecture will serve as a fundraiser for the Lynn Cultural District. Cost is $10/person ($5/seniors). Ample street parking available on Exchange Street, right outside the shop. 

Space is limited, so please RSVP to laurence@pickupmodern.com to hold your spot. 

Make Your Own Terrarium Workshop

Laurence Howard

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We're gearing up for a fun event this coming Saturday (March 4) and hope you'll join us! Learn to make your own terrarium with Andrew Anderson of Ilex Designs, an award-winning floral and event design boutique in Boston's South End. Bring some greenery inside, no matter what this month's weird weather throws at us! RSVP to laurence@pickupmodern.com to hold your spot. 

Date: Saturday, March 4, from 3-5pm

Cost: $45 per person

50% Off Basement Sale Tomorrow!

Laurence Howard

Need a few things to spruce up your living space? Just love the hunt for something old but new to you? Swing on by tomorrow's 50% off basement sale and find something fun!

Upcoming Event: Saturday, September 24

Laurence Howard

Join us for a pop-up yoga class with Lynn native and new business owner Shanel Anderson. Shanel will be opening Soul City Yoga in the Lydia Pinkham Building in October but you can catch her first at Pick Up Modern. 

Time: 8:15am

Cost: $10 per person

Upcoming Event: Saturday, September 17

Laurence Howard

Textiles Exhibit & Mixer

Join us next Friday evening for a textiles exhibit featuring vintage textiles, including Marblehead Handprints and Marimekko, and custom designs by Mark Chapman and other area designers. 

Time: 5pm - 7pm