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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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Chicago Area

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Chicago Area

Weather models predict several inches of snow for the Chicago area Sunday night in what could be the season's biggest snowstorm.

Worker Fatally Injured at Gold Coast Construction Site

Worker Fatally Injured at Gold Coast Construction Site

A worker was killed Friday afternoon in an apparent mishap at a construction site in the Gold Coast neighborhood.

Rauner Defends Big Salaries for Staffers

Rauner Defends Big Salaries for Staffers

The Republican told reporters Friday that some of his administration hires from the private sector were taking pay cuts to work in state government.

Suburban Woman Charged With Stealing $17K From Boy Scout Troop

Suburban Woman Charged With Stealing $17K From Boy Scout Troop

A southwest suburban woman is charged with stealing more than $17,000 from a Plainfield Boy Scout troop.

Hernandez Jury Can Watch Super Bowl Unless He's Mentioned

Hernandez Jury Can Watch Super Bowl Unless He's Mentioned

The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case...

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping. Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in October.