George Lucas museum to be created in Chicago

Chicago has gained the win the bid to create an interactive museum for “Star Wars” creator George Lucas.

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be positioned alongside the city’s lakefront as component of what is recognized as the museum campus, website of the Shedd Aquarium, the Subject Museum and the Adler Planetarium.

Ultimate ideas for the design of the museum are predicted this slide.

The museum will display some of Lucas’ substantial artwork assortment, including paintings by Norman Rockwell, Maxfield Parrish and N.C. Wyeth as properly as motion picture posters and props from the Star Wars and Indiana Jones films.

“No other museum like this exists in the world, making it a tremendous academic, cultural and task-creation asset for all Chicagoans, as properly as an unparalleled draw for international travelers,” stated Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel.

Chicago was picked over San Francisco, in which Lucas has numerous ties. San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee mentioned there was assist for the museum, but the Presidio Have confidence in turned down Lucas’ proposal for a web site near Crissy Subject in Golden Gate National Park.
 

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