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An artist's rendition of a museum proposed by George Lucas for the Presidio across from Crissy Field. (George Lucas)

Phil Matier: ‘A New Hope’ For Lucas Museum On San Francisco Waterfront

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is pitching a new spot for filmmaker George Lucas’s art museum. In our column, Matier & Ross, Andrew Ross and I reported on Thursday that Lee thinks a lot across from Piers 30-32 would be a good spot and he’s enlisting several powerful San Francisco figures for support.

05/15/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Idea To Put George Lucas Museum On Piers 30-32 At San Francisco Waterfront Gaining Traction

Facing the possibility of losing a museum for George Lucas’ collections, an idea to place the museum at Piers 30-32 has gained support from two former San Francisco mayors.

05/05/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Wants To Keep George Lucas Museum In City

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has asked his staff to come up with a short list of possible sites to keep Star Wars creator George Lucas’ proposed museum of filmmaking memorabilia in San Francisco, even as Lucas is considering other locations like Chicago.

05/04/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Lee Wants Lucas’ Museum To Stay In City

Mayor Ed Lee has tasked his staff to come up with places for Lucas’ museum…

05/03/2014

(Credit: Slow Clap Productions)

Pornography Becomes Butterflies, Folding Images Of Sex And Nudity Into Art

What do you do with a giant pile of recycled porno mags, nature magazines, and a really sharp pair of scissors?

03/05/2014

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

SF Presidio Trust Rejects All 3 Final Proposals For Cultural Center Near Crissy Field

The Presidio Trust board has rejected all three final proposals for a cultural arts center across from Crissy Field in San Francisco, including filmmaker George Lucas’ plans for a museum.

02/03/2014

King Snake (credit: Paul Hara/Lindsay wildlife Museum)

Wildlife Museum Higlights Its Spookiest Creatures For Halloween

Bats, snakes, spiders, owls and other spooky creatures are on display at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek for Halloween…

10/30/2013

Rendering of planned exhibition on the aftermath of 9/11 (credit: 911memorial.org)

NYC’s September 11 Museum Putting Hallowed Artifacts In Place

Amid the construction machinery and the dust, powerful artifacts of death and destruction have assumed their final resting places inside the National September 11 Memorial & Museum…

09/10/2013

Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" (credit: Johannes Vermeer/Wikimedia Commons)

Old Dutch Masterpieces Featured In NYC Exhibit

Earlier this year, the 17th century painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring” visited San Francisco, now it is coming to The Frick Collection in New York this fall…

08/27/2013

The Exploratorium at Pier 15 (CBS)

San Francisco’s Exploratorium Opens At New Pier 15 Location

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and excited visitors gathered along San Francisco’s waterfront Wednesday morning for the ringing of an opening bell to announce that the new Exploratorium is up and running.

04/17/2013

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