It's been a long time coming and many hurdles have been jumped, but Wednesday saw George Lucas attend a ceremony at parking lot three of Los Angeles’ Exposition Park to mark the launch of a three year construction project. The project is Lucas's dream, The Museum of Narrative Art is now go.
“Narrative art is the one that shows us what we believe in and what we want to be...“I think that’s very fascinating, you can see it through history, and it’s very important,” George Lucas said during the ceremony.
The museum will showcase his collection of artwork from movies as well as fine art. George said about the collection, “The emphasis that I’d like to put on narrative art is that it does tell us who we are and where we came from.”
The museum is set to be completed in 2021.
And the shovels are in! George Lucas, Mellody Hobson, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the entire Lucas Museum team have officially launched construction in Exposition Park. pic.twitter.com/sNla299ZLn— Christi Carras (@christi_anne96) March 14, 2018
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