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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Teen Killed in Shooting at Hadiya Pendleton Park

Teen Killed in Shooting at Hadiya Pendleton Park

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death Friday in a park named after Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old honors student at King College Prep in Chicago who was killed in a shooting in 2013.

No Injuries During Disturbance at Navy Pier Fireworks Show

No Injuries During Disturbance at Navy Pier Fireworks Show

Fire officials responded to a disturbance at Navy Pier shortly before the Fourth of July fireworks show began Saturday night.

Serial Stowaway Arrested Twice More

Serial Stowaway Arrested Twice More

Marilyn Hartman, the so-called "serial stowaway," was arrested twice more in the 48 hours after she was released from the Cook County Jail, where she spent nearly two months behind bars.

Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "greatest blessings" in the greatest country on earth.

Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

The entire Chicago area will celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend with fireworks shows galore.