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Ali Center Celebrates National Grandparent Day, September 10th, with Discount Admission for Grandparents and Grandchildren

In Conjunction with Grandmother Power the Center’s new temporary exhibit


LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (September 7, 2017) — On National Grandparents Day, Sunday, September 10th, the Muhammad Ali Center will offer discount admissions for grandparents and grandchildren as part of our new temporary exhibit, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon.

Grandparents, GrandOthers and grandchildren who arrive together will receive special admission rates of grandparents: Adults ($8), Seniors 65+ ($7) and grandchildren: Age 6-12 ($3), Students ($4). The Center’s staff will have interactive activities throughout the exhibits, including a scavenger hunt in the Grandmother Power exhibit, face painting, and a community mural about legacies.

Grandmother Power, which is on display until January 8, 2018 and included in general admission, is based off the book of the same title by author Paola Gianturco, a grandmother herself. It features images and stories of grandmothers worldwide who are acting courageously and effectively to create a better future for grandchildren everywhere. Visitors can also explore Muhammad Ali’s family history, including comprehensive genealogy dating back to the early 18th century and photos of Ali with his grandmother.

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


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