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George Lucas hires Crystal Bridges president to head his new museum
George Lucas hires Crystal Bridges president to head his new museum

George Lucas has anointed a new Jedi knight to head his new museum. The "Star Wars" filmmaker has tapped the current president of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas to lead his planned Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago. Don Bacigalupi is scheduled to begin his new job as founding president in January. Bacigalupi will initially focus on the planning, organization and construction of the museum, according to the official announcement released Monday. His appointment was made by the museum's board of directors, of which Lucas serves as chairman. "Don shares my vision for building an education-focused, world-class museum that expands...

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