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Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change

This traveling exhibit tells the story of how athletes have used their celebrity to fight for social change. It includes interactive displays that show how some of history’s super athletes like Muhammad Ali, Martina Navratilova, Jesse Owens and Terry Fox scaled to the heights of sports by defying expectations and

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Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change

This traveling exhibit tells the story of how athletes have used their celebrity to fight for social change. It includes interactive displays that show how some of history’s super athletes like Muhammad Ali, Martina Navratilova, Jesse Owens and Terry Fox scaled to the heights of sports by defying expectations and

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Coming Together to Move Toward Something Better at Point C

Coming Together to Move Toward Something Better Join Us During Ali Week to Help Build a Vision for a Series of Powerful Community Conversations The Louisville community is amazing. We have so many people coming together to make a difference for our neighbors, our city, and the world. But it

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Accessing the Archives Tour

“Accessing the Archives” is a tour of the Muhammad Ali Center permanent exhibits, with special attention paid to the items on display, like the robe Ali was gifted from Elvis Presley. It will include a special extension, allowing guests an insider look at items from the archives. The Collections Department

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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Margeaux Gray as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

Gray will speak on Friday, June 3rdLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 13, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Margeaux Gray. Gray will speak at the Center on Friday, June 3rd. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and

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Muhammad Ali Center Re-Opens to the Public on Thursday, April 1st

Temporary Exhibit Truth Be Told Extended Through February 27th, 2022  The Muhammad Ali Center will be re-opening to the public Thursday, April 1st, following a 3-1/2 month temporary closure due to the COVID19 pandemic. Hours of operation for visitors, including its retail store, will be from 12:00 noon – 5:00

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Muhammad Ali Welcomes Prince Charles and Wife Camilla to His Hometown of Louisville

Statement Read by Mayor Fischer at the Harmony and Health Initiative LuncheonLOUISVILLE, Kentucky… Today Muhammad Ali sent a warm “Welcome to Louisville” message to Prince Charles and his wife Camilla who are visiting the city as part of a multiple-day trip to the states. The statement from Ali, which was read

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Muhammad Ali Center Partners with Roo’s Wish to host “Choose to be a Champion”

A Free Motivational Program and Dinner to Benefit 200 Foster Children and their Families  Registration is Easy The Muhammad Ali Center is partnering with Roo’s Wish to host ‘Choose to be a Champion’ on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The event is to benefit the lives of

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Ali Festival Youth Poetry and Art Contest

Ali Festival Youth Poetry and Art Contest The Muhammad Ali Center is seeking student artists to join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali for our annual ALI WEEK Festival. The Ali Center is calling students from grades K-12 to channel their inner Ali by submitting poetry or

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Muhammad Ali Center to Temporarily Close Due to Surge in COVID-19 Infections

Leadership says Critical Measure to Secure Health and Safety of Staff, Patrons, and Community Online Programming and Other 2021 Planned Initiatives to Continue  The Muhammad Ali Center announced today that it will close temporarily to the public beginning December 18, 2020, due to the surge in COVID-19 infections and the

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