george lucas proposes to build museum in san francisco
george lucas proposes to build museum in san francisco george lucas proposes to build museum in san francisco
sep 17, 2013
george lucas proposes to build museum in san francisco

george lucas proposes to build museum of his own work 

image courtesy of lucas cultural arts museum 



the lucas cultural arts museum, proposed for san francisco’s presidio national park, is a first-of-its kind institution, designed to serve as the country’s premiere venue for understanding the connections and lineage of illustrative and visual art. conceived by george lucas, the museum is based in the filmmaker’s passion for education and the role art can play in inspiring young people. the museum will offer state-of-the-art facilities and unparalleled programming for children, families, schools, scholars, and visiting artists. the lucas cultural arts museum’s collection includes artists like n.c. wyeth, maxfield parrish, and norman rockwell, on through the innovative works of industrial light & magic (ilm), and other san francisco bay area-based digital companies. the collection ranges from fine art to animation, from fashion to cinematic design and is comprised of works of the great masters of the golden age of illustration through today’s digital artists, showing the ways culture is reflected in the popular art of any given time. in addition to george lucas’ personal art collection, the museum will feature works and traveling exhibits from other collections and institutions.



an overview of lucas’s life and work along with an explanation of the goals of the proposed museum 

video © presidioSF


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