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Muhammad Ali Center to Participate in Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Day Live! Event

(March 4, 2016)...

Free admission with Museum Day Live! ticket

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 4, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is joining cultural institutions across the country to participate in the Smithsonian Institution’s annual Museum Day Live! on Saturday, March 12, 2016. As part of this event, admission to the Center is FREE that day with printed Museum Day Live! ticket.

This year, the Smithsonian Institute is encouraging women and girls of color in underserved communities to experience the cultural institutions in their areas. The Center will host multiple special activities throughout the day for all visitors to enjoy, including:

  • A Career Panel from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Participates to come.)
  • A Poetry Slam hosted by the Young Poets of Louisville from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

“We felt it was important to participate in Museum Day Live! as a way to encourage underserved individuals, especially women and girls, to explore the cultural institutions and museums in their own community,” said Jeanie Kahnke, spokesperson for the Muhammad Ali Center. “One museum-related encounter expands horizons and certainly has the potential for lasting impact.”

The ticket includes free entry for two people from the same household, additional visitors must to pay full admission pricing. To learn more or download a ticket, click here.

About the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org

Contact:

Jeanie Kahnke
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs
jkahnke@alicenter.org
502.992.5301

AliCenter.org