NEW MULTIMEDIA MURALS WILL BE UNVEILED AT MURAL FESTIVAL WEEKEND

Fund for the Arts, PBS, KET, The Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Metro Government, and JP Morgan Chase celebrate the resurgence of the Imagine Mural Festival. Fund for the Arts and the Imagine Greater Louisville 2025 Steering Committee in partnership with PBS, KET, The Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Metro Government, and

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Muhammad Ali’s Full Statement Visiting New York City Nine Days After 9/11 Attack

Our hearts remain with those who lost loved ones on that tragic day. To uplift people, show support for the victims, families, and first responders, nine days after the attack, Muhammad Ali traveled to New York City. He reminded us all that the attacks were committed in the name of

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Cross-Country Peace Bus Making its Stop at the Ali Center on Saturday, September 4th

Founder Kwabi Amoah-Forson to Spread Message of Peace through his “Manifest Humanity Journey” and Will Be Giving Away Free Books for Kids Kwabi Amoah-Forson and The Peace Bus will be at the Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, September 4 during the times of 12:00noon-2:00pm and 3:00pm-5:00pm, to give away free

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The Courier-Journal, Muhammad Ali Center and Frazier History Museum Present: Racial Reckoning

A Four-Part Conversation Series on Racial Justice that will focus on Housing, Education, Policing and Health The Courier Journal, Muhammad Ali Center and Frazier History Museum have teamed up to curate a timely and significant community conversation series on racial justice that will focus on Housing, Education, Policing and Health.

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FUND FOR THE ARTS, PBS, KET, THE MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER, AND LOUISVILLE METRO GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE MURAL FESTIVAL

Call for Artists to Participate in the Imagine Mural Festival Fund for the Arts and the Imagine Greater Louisville 2025 Steering Committee in partnership with PBS, KET, The Muhammad Ali Center, and Louisville Metro Government are announcing the resurgence of the transformational Imagine Mural Festival, which had its inaugural year

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MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER SUPPORTS THE OPEN LETTER TO IOC & IPC LEADERSHIP – ANNOUNCEMENT

Today, more than 150 experts on the intersection of human rights, social justice, and sport across all five continents are issuing a call to the leadership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to change their course on IOC Rule 50 and IPC Section 2.2, respectively.

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World Stage: An Olympic Introduction to the Greatest of All Time Online Exhibit to Launch Today on Ali Center’s Digital Museum and Archives

 Will Highlight Muhammad Ali’s Gold Medal Win at 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, Italy The Muhammad Ali Center’s online exhibit World Stage: An Olympic Introduction to the Greatest of All Time will go live Wednesday, July 14th at 12:00 noon ET on the Center’s Digital Museum and Archive website. The exhibit will

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Amplifying the Political Power of Athletes and Sport: Advancing a Sport for Justice Movement through Collective Action

Eli A. Wolff, Power of Sport Lab Mary A. Hums, University of Louisville Yannick Kluch, Virginia Commonwealth University Joseph N. Cooper, University of Massachusetts-Boston In many ways, the year 2020 has been a turning point in societal discourses focused on social justice. The continued brutal murders, abuses, and human rights

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Ali Center Launches New Digital Museum and Archives as Part of Ali Festival

First Online Exhibit Entitled “Ali and Neiman: A Friendship in Art” Launched Today in Recognition of What Would Have Been LeRoy Neiman’s 100th Birthday Digital Archives Will Expand Global Reach of Ali Center’s Collection In Partnership with HistoryIT and Made Possible Through IMLS Grant For the first time ever, the

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Ali-Themed Youth Poetry and Art Contest Open to K-12 Students As Part of Annual Ali Festival

Festival runs from June 3-13; Submission Deadline is June 13th Muhammad Ali was a pop culture icon, with talents outside of the ring that included poetry, acting, sketching, and even singing. As part of this year’s Ali Festival, the Muhammad Ali Center is calling students from grades K-12 to ‘channel

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