Muhammad Ali Center Partners with 502 Power Yoga for 2nd Annual Yoga Mala for Africa

Community yoga event to take place on January 2, 2016Cellist, Activist, Kentucky Native Ben Sollee to Provide Musical AccompanimentLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (December 15, 2015) — The Muhammad Ali Center is starting the new year by partnering with 502 Power Yoga for the second annual Yoga Mala for Africa on Saturday, January

Continue reading

The Muhammad Ali Center and Flyaway Books Co-Host “Believing in a Better World” with the Creators of For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World

Free Virtual Event on Sept. 23rd Celebrates New Picture Book and Helps Adults Talk with Children about Race and Racial Violence The Muhammad Ali Center and Flyaway Books will co-host “Believing in a Better World: Talking with Children about Race and Racial Violence” on Wednesday, September 23rd from 7-8:30pm ET.

Continue reading

The Greatest Giveback

In January 2020, the Muhammad Ali Center and Metro United Way partnered together on a new service initiative, The Greatest Giveback to honor Muhammad Ali’s birthday – January 17 – and to continue the Center’s annual tradition of providing acts of service on this day. More than 450 individuals showed up and created 780 personal care kits,

Continue reading
mlk & ali

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

International Mentoring Day, Staff Service Project, Daughters of Greatness “I Have a Dream” Speech LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 11, 2019) — Muhammad Ali’s Birthday on January 17th and Martin Luther King Day on January 21st pose a great opportunity to honor two historical figures who shared a dream of solidarity and

Continue reading

The Return of $5 February

Some of Louisville’s top downtown attractions have a special deal for Kentucky and Indiana residents: $5 admission at four Museum Row on Main partners for the entire month of February.The promotion encourages locals to enjoy these wonderful attractions that are close to home. Thanks to $5 February, Kentucky and Indiana

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Center to Host First-Time Ever Double-Feature Film Screenings

Evening includes Q&A with the films’ award-winning directors: Leon Gast & Bill SiegelPart of the “I Am Ali” FestivalLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 15, 2017) — As part of the “I Am Ali” Festival, the Muhammad Ali Center will host a special “Double Header” film screening of the award-winning documentaries “When We

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Center to Host the Final ‘First Friday at the MAC’ of the Summer on September 2nd

Part of the Republic Bank First Friday Hop, Held in Conjunction with WorldFestAli to Me: Art by Patrick Maxcy Exhibit to OpenLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (August 26, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center, in partnership with the Republic Bank First Friday Hop and in conjunction with WorldFest, will host the final ‘First

Continue reading

Two New Exhibits Open Today at The Ali Center

The Ali Center will open two new temporary exhibits on January 14th! The first is an annual “Ali Tribute” exhibit, which features photos and art in various mediums about the man known as “The Greatest.” The second exhibit, called “Americans Who Tell the Truth” presents the narratives of citizens who

Continue reading

Join the Muhammad Ali Center to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 18

“I Have a Dream” Speech Shown Every Hour on The Hour, Free to The PublicLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 12, 2016) — It has become a tradition for the Muhammad Ali Center to show Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech to the community in recognition of Martin Luther King,

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali Released from Hospital

Fully Recovered and Resting at HomeMuhammad Ali was released from the hospital last night. After further observation and testing, doctors determined that Ali was suffering from a severe urinary tract infection—not pneumonia as originally diagnosed. The boxing legend has fully recovered and is now at his home. Ali looks forward

Continue reading