Temporary Exhibitions

Learn about our temporary exhibitions currently on display at the Ali Center as well as our upcoming exhibitions below! Truth Be Told: The Policies that Impacted Black Lives Extended through February 27, 2022 As the call for racial justice and equality in America is louder now than ever before, the

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Annual Ali Festival to Take Place in Louisville June 3-13

Festival to Mark Five Year Anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s Passing The Ali Festival, an annual event that marks the anniversary of Muhammad’s passing and celebrates his impactful legacy and love for Louisville, will take place June 3-13, the Ali Center announced today. Mr. Ali passed away on June 3rd, 2016.

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“I Am Ali” Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

Muhammad Ali Center to host six weeks of exhibits, festivals, concerts and filmsLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 1, 2017) — A six-week, community-wide “I Am Ali” Festival kicks off on Saturday, June 3rd, the one year anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing, in Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Ky. Throughout the festival, events will

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Global Game Changers and Muhammad Ali Center Introduce Unique Afterschool “Discover Your Superpower” Program for At-Risk Students

Louisville’s future SUPERHEROES!LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 7, 2016) — Mayor Fischer, community organizations and education leaders will gather at the Muhammad Ali Center on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 10:30 AM to announce the launch of a unique afterschool time expanded learning opportunity provided free to at-risk students.Fifty students in grades

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NBC News’ and MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to Host Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards on September 17th

“Six Core Principle” Recipients Named, Other Awardees to be Announced Shortly LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (August 4, 2016) — Craig Melvin, national correspondent on NBC News’ TODAY and anchor on MSNBC, will host the Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards on Saturday, September 17th in Louisville, Ky at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.

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American Ninja Warrior Co-Host Akbar Gbajabiamila to Host Sixth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards on September 20th

“Six Core Principle” Recipients Named Other Awardees, Presenters, and Entertainment to be Announced Shortly LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (August 15, 2018) — Akbar Gbajabiamila, former NFL player and current co-host on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior and NFL Network’s Fantasy Live, will emcee the Sixth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards, on Thursday, September

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Second Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Showcases International Humanitarians and Impact Muhammad Ali Has on Worldwide Causes

"The Champ” was in attendance to witness the greatness of diverse group of honoreesThe second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards presented by YUM! Brands Foundation took place this evening at the Louisville Downtown Marriott. The event was created to celebrate the greatness of people from around the world who are

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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Barbara Sexton Smith as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

Smith will speak on Friday, August 7LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 8, 2015) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Barbara Sexton Smith. Ms. Smith will speak at the Center on Friday, August 7th at 8:30 a.m.Throughout the year, the Daughters of Greatness breakfast

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MASKulinities: Exploring What It Means To “Be A Man” (Free Film Screening and Four-Part Community Conversation Series)

Co-Sponsored by the Muhammad Ali Center and the Center for Women and FamiliesLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (August 10, 2015) — The Muhammad Ali Center and the Own It Initiative of The Center for Women and Families are partnering in a four-part series called MASKulinities: Exploring What It Means to “Be a Man.”The

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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,

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