Category: Museums

Good riddance, George Lucas Museum.

Unpopular geek opinion time! I’m glad Chicago won’t be getting The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. I’ve heard so many arguments in its favor from people I normally agree with. For many reasons, though, this concept never clicked for me. First, I don’t think the Lucas Museum would’ve brought a job creation boon. The construction jobs would... Read more »

Dog abandoned at the Museum of Science and Industry needs a forever home!

Current portrait, provided by the Naperville Humane Society.
I normally talk about my day job in vague terms. Tonight, however, I’m being very clear, for the sake of an animal that needs love. This past Thanksgiving, a beautiful pit bull/mastiff mix was abandoned in the Museum of Science and Industry’s parking garage. She had no tags, and no microchip. A co-worker (and friend)... Read more »

The George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum: not about Star Wars, not for Chicago

The Chicago geek scene has been blowing up about The George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum.  People keep getting my attention on social media, gushing about how much “we” want it.  The city of San Francisco supposedly just made an offer for the attraction.  In response, many readers have been asking Geek Girl Chicago to join the... Read more »