Friday, July 07, 2006

Mess Hall: Exhibit of Chicago's Hand-painted Signs

You know how when you hear about something from three, un-connected friends or respected sources that you realize it's time you look into it and discover it for yourself?

Well, that's what happened with me and Mess Hall.

What is Mess Hall? They're a Chicago-based ".org" who have an entire web page waxing philosophically about who they are here, but, in a nutshell, they're people who care about community, buildings, and glue like you and me. Although they explore it in much cooler, more community-oriented way than I'm able to here.

Like this Friday, July 7 from 7 - 10 p.m., their exhibition of hand-painted signs opens. Here's my entry from Jake's on the corner of Montrose and Sheridan. You can view it and many others at the exhibition which runs through August 6 at 6932 North Glenwood.

2 comments:

Claire Nowak-Boyd said...

Mess Hall is fabulous! And if I was rich, I'd pay you to turn that photo into a postcard of Chicago (we all already know what the Sears Tower looks like, right?). I like it.

Jennifer said...

Thanks. Keep me in mind when you hit the lotto - it would be great to run a bunch of these!