Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, has been proposing this project throughout 2017, initially pitching it to the city of Chicago. The filmmaker spoke extensively to the council members about how the showcase of popular art “appeals to people emotionally, but also tells you something about who you are.”The museum will begin construction early next year and will take 36-months to complete. It will showcase the importance of the visual arts, including filmmaking, in shaping history, perception and myth. (MORE HERE)

I still can’t believe we didn’t get this.