Full coverage of Chicago's newest cultural institution

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.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 06:37 PM CDT

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:10 PM CDT

Filmmaker George Lucas Eyes Chicago for Museum

Filmmaker George Lucas Eyes Chicago for Museum

Memorabilia from a galaxy far, far away could land in Chicago if filmmaker George Lucas gets his way.

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:10 PM CDT

Star Wars Creator Considers Chicago for New Museum

Star Wars Creator Considers Chicago for New Museum

The Museum Would Feature a Sizable Collection of Cinematic Art

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 05:08 PM CDT
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By Colleen Connolly

Mayor Assembles Task Force for George Lucas Museum

Mayor Assembles Task Force for George Lucas Museum

The 12-member team is searching for the best potential location for the museum.

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Cutler’s Fallout Continues Off the Field

Cutler’s Fallout Continues Off the Field

It is now common knowledge that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will not start Sunday’s game against Detroit but his fallout on the field and with the fans doesn’t stop there.

Emanuel Touts Changes Made, Looks Ahead to Next Year

Emanuel Touts Changes Made, Looks Ahead to Next Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is further distancing himself from Mayor Richard Daley’s tenure.

Pets Face Homelessness After Shelter to be Evicted

Pets Face Homelessness After Shelter to be Evicted

Cache Creek Animal Rescue in south suburban Joliet is facing eviction, so they are asking for donations to find the animals a new home for the holidays.

Cutler, Clausen Support Each Other

Cutler, Clausen Support Each Other

The Chicago Bears are dealing with the aftermath of making a switch at quarterback this week, and both Jimmy Clausen and Jay Cutler are trying to focus on supporting one another during the transition.

21-Year-Old Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

21-Year-Old Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

Adrien Gonzalez, 21, was walking with his uncle and a group of friends Sunday evening near Butrick Street and Tamera Court when a vehicle struck him and then quickly sped off.

Taj Gibson Adopts Family For Christmas

Taj Gibson Adopts Family For Christmas

Taj Gibson makes a big difference for one family for the holidays. Lee Ann Trotter reports.