Lucas museum clears another hurdle

The proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and a sampling of the collection. originally posted by chicagotribune.com by – John Byrne Lucas museum clears another hurdle Plan Commission gives thumbs up to Lucas museum George Lucas’ museum moved closer to touching down on the lakefront, getting the go-ahead Thursday from the Chicago Plan Commission for…

First look at George Lucas' futuristic Chicago museum

Published November 07, 2014 Originally posted by FoxNews.com The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will house pieces from the Star Wars creator’s $600m personal collection. (AP) The sketches of Star Wars creator George Lucas’ Chicago museum show a flowing white building topped with a hovering ring. The newly unveiled architectural designs for the Lucas Museum of Narrative…

San Francisco offers waterfront site to George Lucas for museum

BY JENNIFER CHAUSSEE Fri May 30, 2014 5:58pm EDT Filmmaker George Lucas looks on during the opening of Lucasfilm’s new animation production facility, the Sandcrawler, in Singapore January 16, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/EDGAR SU  (Reuters) – San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered George Lucas 2.3 acres of waterfront real estate in hopes that the director…

Chicago and Star Wars?

George Lucas claims to be interested in building his museum here in Chicago. This is after San Francisco turned down the site he wanted to build there. So Rahm Emanuel is running around ordering task forces to find locations. Posted at 09:59:35 PM in Chicago, Current Affairs, Editorial cartoons, George Lucas, Rahm Emanuel THOUGHTS FROM CHICAGO’S CARTOONISTBY SCOTT STANTIS _________________________________________ Cheers Will

After School Matters Receives $25 Million Gift From George Lucas

(Image c/o: afterschoolmatters.org) The After School Matters program for teens received a $25 million donation from movie maker George Lucas Wednesday. The program was started by former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley, who died of breast cancer two years ago. “I cannot help but to think about Maggie Daley and all that she did to make After…