muhammad ali's face

Muhammad Ali and The Coronavirus

Muhammad Ali and The Coronavirus by Thomas Hauser Someone asked me recently what I thought Muhammad Ali would make of the burgeoning coronavirus crisis. Let's start by noting what Ali was not. He was a not a doctor. He was not a scientist. He was not socio-economic planner. He was

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Center to Temporarily Close Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Critical Measure to Secure Safety and Health of Employees, Visitors, and the Community at Large; Interim Operations Plan in Place The Muhammad Ali Center announced today that it will close temporarily in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Center takes seriously the health and safety of the global and local

Continue reading

Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right to Open at Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, March 7th

Seventh annual photography exhibition focuses on women’s suffrage around the world A part of the citywide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act The Muhammad Ali Center’s seventh annual international photography contest and exhibition, Shining a Light, opens to the

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Center Just Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Now One of Only Five Sites in the Entire Commonwealth of Kentucky In recognition of Black History Month, the Muhammad Ali Center has just been added to the list of sites comprising the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, a collection of churches, courthouses, schools, museums and other landmarks across 15 states,

Continue reading

Ali Stingrays Swimmer Scholar Program Provides College Readiness Support and Competitive Swimming Skills for Students of Color

Muhammad Ali Center partners with Trident Swim Foundation with support from ESPN, Inc.to supply tools and resources for swimming and academic success Pilot Program Already Showing Student Progress and Community Impact Today, the Muhammad Ali Center and Trident Swim Foundation, announce the launching of the Ali Stingrays Swimmer Scholar Program.

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Center Announces Black History Month Programming and Offerings

Includes Film Screenings, Artist Talks, Discounts, and More The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its Black History Month programming and offerings. Details for each event can be seen below. Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes Film Screening, Dick Cavett Appearance, and Q&A Session :: February 8

Continue reading

“Fifty Percent-Off February” And Other Museum Row Discounts Offered Exclusively for Kentucky and Indiana Residents

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Muhammad Ali Center, and Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company—all partners in downtown Louisville’s Museum Row on Main (MROM) — are teaming up to offer Fifty Percent-off  adult admissions during the month of February.   Fifty Percent-Off February, a Museum Row promotion that

Continue reading

Legendary Host Dick Cavett and Director Robert Bader to attend Special Screening of Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes on February 8th At the Muhammad Ali Center

Film to Air on HBO Documentary Films on February 11th HBO Documentary Films is pleased to bring Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes to the Muhammad Ali Center for a special screening hosted by legendary television talk show host Dick Cavett; Director Robert S. Bader; and the Ali

Continue reading

Derby Festival Race Medal Features THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME at the Ali Center

DERBY FESTIVAL RACE MEDAL FEATURES THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME AT THE ALI CENTER 2020 MEDAL IS THE SECOND IN FOUR-YEAR MEDAL SERIES The 2020 Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon, Marathon and Relay are shaping up to be “the greatest” races yet. Derby Festival Officials unveiled the 2020 race finishers

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Center Announces Public Initiatives Surrounding Ali’s Birthday and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Discounts for Mentors-Mentees January 17-20 to Honor Ali’s 78th Birthday Invitation to Participate in International Mentoring Day on Social Media Free Screenings of I Have a Dream Speech on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  Muhammad Ali’s Birthday on January 17th and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20th pose

Continue reading