Founded by philanthropist and filmmaker George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, co-CEO and president of Ariel Investments, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art™ will inspire current and future generations through the universal art of visual storytelling.
The museum, scheduled to open in 2023, will present exhibitions for diverse public audiences that will bring together mass-produced images with academically rooted art forms to unpack visual storytelling in its richness and complexity.
Dynamic learning opportunities and public programs will enable people of all ages to explore diverse forms of narrative art. The museum will hold all forms of visual storytelling, including painting, photography, sculpture, illustration, comic art, performance, and video
Located in Los Angeles’ Exposition Park, the Lucas Museum will feature close to 100,000 square feet of gallery space, two state-of-the-art cinematic theaters, numerous dedicated spaces for learning and engagement, restaurants, retail, and event space. The museum’s building sits on a new 11-acre park, which brings much needed green space to the surrounding neighborhood.
Credit: Overview from museum website