Muhammad Ali Center Announces New Black Film Festival in February

Free Film Screenings Showcase the Juxtaposition of Black Cinema and American Social JusticeDiscussions with a prominent community leader to follow each filmLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 27, 2016) — In celebration of African American History Month, the Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce a new program series: the Black Film Festival.

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In Recognition of Muhammad Ali’s 80th Birthday, Muhammad Ali Center and Metro United Way to Partner on Third Annual “Greatest Giveback.”

Due to the Omicron variant, the date of the Greatest Giveback has been postponed to June 9, 2022. Event Honors Ali’s Legacy of Service and Created to “TKO” the Needs in our Community The Muhammad Ali Center and Metro United Way are partnering on the third annual Greatest Giveback initiative, a community service project that

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Student Trips

CURRICULUM-BASED GUIDED TOURS These interactive field trip experiences are aligned with Kentucky and Indiana Core Content Standards and are developed for specific grade levels. During a visit, groups will receive 45 to 60 minutes of classroom instruction and 60 minutes of activities and exploration of the Muhammad Ali Center’s exhibits.

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Muhammad Ali Center Receives $50,000 Grant From The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Will Provide Resources to Create Publicly Accessible Digital Database of Archival Items $2.7 Million Awarded to Support African American History and Culture Federal Investments in Museums, HBCUs, Cultural Heritage Organizations Generate Additional $2.6 Million Louisville, Ky—The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to be a recipient of a $50,000 grant from

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Visiting Tibetan Buddhist Monks to Create An Interfaith World Peace Sand Mandala

Muhammad Ali Center 144 N. 6th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 Tuesday August 28 at 9:30am – September 1, 5:00pm with Dissolution Ceremony on Sunday, September 2, 1:00pm Sponsored by Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion (Louisville, KY) Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion (DGCEC), Louisville’s Tibetan and Compassion Education Center

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5 Questions for Farah Pandith, Muhammad Ali Global Peace Laureate from journalist Ann Curry

Ann Curry: In the year since your appointment as Global Peace Laureate, many in our world have struggled with disease, acrimony, fear and uncertainty, which are now exacerbated by the aftermath of the war in Afghanistan. How have you begun your work to help move humanity toward peace, and why?

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Kazakhstani Boxing Delegation to Visit United States, Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 11, 2016) — A delegation of 13 Kazakhstani boxers and trainers will travel to the United States March 12-26 to visit community boxing programs and the Muhammad Ali Center, March 21-24, on an exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Participants include seven men and

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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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Group Visits

THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE A visit to the Center is not just an experience, but a journey into the heart of a champion. The Center’s two-and-a-half levels of award-winning exhibits and galleries invite visitors to explore Muhammad Ali’s legendary life, as well as to reflect upon one’s own individual values, inner

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