Lucas Museum

This artist rendering shows the future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. (Lucas Museum)

Lakefront Protection Group To File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Site Of Lucas Museum

A group opposed to building the planned George Lucas Museum on Chicago’s lakefront says they will file a federal lawsuit to challenge the museum site.

11/12/2014

This artist rendering shows the future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. (Lucas Museum)

First Peek At Lucas Museum Unveiled

Lucas, a renegade filmmaker-turned-billionaire, has promised he will finance the museum, which will include “Star Wars” props and memorabilia, and the endowment that will be necessary to maintain it.

11/03/2014

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Lucas Museum On The Lake? Tailgaters Would Prefer Grilling Space

Bears fans say it would be a sacrilege to put a museum between Soldier Field and McCormick Place, where they currently set up their grills.

08/08/2014

The Aqua hotel and condo tower was designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. (Credit: Aqua Condo Chicago)

Lucas Museum Names Two Architects For Lakefront Site

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and China’s Ma Yansong have been picked to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which has been planned as an addition to the Museum Campus just south of Grant Park.

07/28/2014

These two parking lots between Soldier Field and McCormick Place have been proposed as the future home of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a collection of artwork owned by Star Wars creator George Lucas. The lots would be moved underground and replaced with a $1 billion museum. (Credit: CBS)

Park Advocates Willing To Sue To Keep Lucas Museum Off Lakefront

Advocates for green space in Chicago said they support having Star Wars creator George Lucas build an interactive museum to house his extensive art collection in Chicago, but they don’t want it on the Museum Campus as a mayoral task force has suggested.

06/25/2014

Film director George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

George Lucas Museum Coming To Chicago

It appears that George Lucas’ highly-coveted museum will be coming to Chicago, according City Hall sources.

06/24/2014