George Lucas has made his final decision regarding where to build the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, and it looks like Chicago has the honor. San Francisco and Los Angeles were also in the running but, in the end, the city that has become a second home to Lucas since his marriage to Chicago-based businesswoman Mellody Hobson won the...Star Wars News & Info
The Mayor's office in Los Angeles is campaigning to bring the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum to their city, and they're looking to fellow residents of LA to show their support for the endeavor. You can help bring the Lucas Museum to Expo Park in Los Angeles by posting pictures, videos, and more across your social networking sites...Star Wars News & Info
If you’ve been following the saga of the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, then you know that Chicago and San Francisco have been competing to become the permanent home for the facility. There is a new development, as Los Angeles has now tossed its hat into the ring. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has offered a site in Exposition...Star Wars News & Info
It looks like the battle for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum is going to come down to a cage match between Chicago and San Francisco. Okay, maybe that won't be the case - but the competition is pretty tight. San Francisco fell behind Chicago as the prospective home for the museum after several proposals from George Lucas were turned...Star Wars News & Info
In the ongoing quest to find a home for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, a spot on Chicago’s lakefront has been recommended. The location is a parking lot on the museum campus, alongside the Field Museum, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium. Last month, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled a task force whose purpose was...Star Wars News & Info
The Force was in Chicago Wednesday evening as an estimated 100 people took part in a public hearing on the George Lucas’ proposed Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. Chicago is one of several cities vying to become home to Lucas’ museum celebrating visual storytelling and Star Wars. One self-proclaimed geek, Matt Wolff, echoed a...Star Wars News & Info
There will be a public hearing regarding the ongoing process of finding a suitable location for Star Wars creator George Lucas' proposed Lucas Cultural Arts Museum on Wednesday, April 23 from 5:30 - 8 pm at the Chicago Cultural Center. In addition, a website has been created that will enable citizens the opportunity to...Star Wars News & Info
There has been further movement in the ongoing mission to bring George Lucas’ proposed museum to Chicago. A task force has been formed with the intent of finding a suitable location for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has given the task force until mid-May to find a location that is easily accessible...Star Wars News & Info
For those keeping track of the progress surrounding the proposed Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, it looks as thought the odds of it landing in Chicago are improving. After having his proposal rejected by The Presidio Trust in San Francisco, George Lucas has been considering Chicago as a home for his museum. The facility would be home...
February 4th, 20143130The museum project that George Lucas had planned for The Presidio has been rejected. The museum was to house Lucas’ vast collection of Star Wars art, along with other collections of significance in the world of visual storytelling, valued at an estimated $1 billion. Two other finalists were also competing for the opportunity to...