Mellody Hobson is currently married to George Lucas.
She has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 11.7 years.
Critics wondered why the 46-year-old president of Ariel Investments was linking the museum project to minority children.
Others have been wary of any special treatment for the project and its affluent supporters.
Accessibility and diversity are top of mind in terms of the visitors the museum will attract and the types of art it will show, Hobson said, including fine-art paintings and photography as well as comic book illustration and “Star Wars” costumes.
Through collaboration with nearby schools and USC, the Lucas Museum aims to become an interactive learning center with film screenings, lectures by well known directors, visual artist residencies, a research library and more, Hobson said.
mastermind wed his longtime girlfriend, Mellody Hobson, at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County on Saturday afternoon. Bill Bradley, a longtime friend of Hobson's, gave away the bride.
Lucas' son Jett served as best man, while Lucas' daughters Amanda and Katie served as bridesmaids, according to a spokesperson for the director.
While Hobson is keeping busy, Lucas, meanwhile, will have more time to spend with his bride-to-be in 2013 as the filmmaker sold his Lucasfilm production company to Disney in October for a whopping .05 billion — most of which he donated to educational philanthropy.“We’re going to do something very different, it doesn’t quite exist yet,” Hobson said of the museum, which will join the California Science Center, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California African American Museum in the park. We thought that it was in a community where we could make a difference.The rest of the conversation, edited for length: The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will bring culture, tourism and tens of thousands of jobs to L. It’s clear why the city would want it — but why did the museum want L. It was a community that wanted us, and where our neighbors were world-class museums.Hobson is also a director of The Estee Lauder Companies, Groupon and Starbucks Corp.She serves as a regular contributor to CBS offering commentary on finance.A lot of times young people will say to George, “How did you get these ideas?