Full coverage of Chicago's newest cultural institution

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:49 PM CST

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

The museum planned for Chicago announced its development will be guided by Crystal Bridge Museum of American Art president Don Bacigalupi.

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 06:46 PM CST

Group Files Lawsuit Against Proposed Lucas Museum

Group Files Lawsuit Against Proposed Lucas Museum

"Friends of the Parks" argues the proposed site sits atop reclaimed waterways and therefore cannot be used for private development.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 08:38 AM CST

First Look at George Lucas Museum Revealed

First Look at George Lucas Museum Revealed

Chicago is getting its first glance at what the George Lucas Museum might look like.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 AM CDT

George Lucas Fills in Details on Chicago Museum

George Lucas Fills in Details on Chicago Museum

George Lucas is filling in details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how he settled on Chicago as a location over his hometown of San Francisco.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 05:13 PM CDT

Lucas Museum Debuts Website

Lucas Museum Debuts Website

The website for the Lucas Museum was revamped and features modern designs and bold font.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 01:26 PM CDT

Lucas Museum Construction Could Unearth Dangerous Pollutants

Lucas Museum Construction Could Unearth Dangerous Pollutants

Work to build the museum atop 17 acres adjacent to Soldier Field and Lake Michigan could unearth potentially cancer-causing chemicals from debris dating back to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

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At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized

At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized

At least 27 people were sent to hospitals on Day One of Lollapalooza due to alcohol- and heat-related causes.

Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza

Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza

Texas rapper Travi$ Scott was arrested at Lollapalooza for telling fans to jump the barricades and storm the stage.

Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare

Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare

A Chicago man faces a felony charge after he allegedly stole a suitcase full of human hair wigs for cancer patients from a baggage claim at O'Hare International Airport.

Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends

Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends

A 20-year-old suburban woman is missing after disappearing underwater Friday evening while she and her friends went for a swim at a beach in Northwest Indiana.

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

A Memphis police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Saturday evening, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, officials said. Police said the officer was conducting a traffic stop at around 9...

Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge

Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge

When Chicago documentary-maker Kenneth Yoder first began his fitness transformation on the cusp of his 40th birthday, he weighed 175 pounds with 24 percent body fat. In four months, he lost 15 pounds and added a...