Breaking Barriers

May 25 - August 4, 2017This 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

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Muhammad Ali Center Launches “I Am America” Racial Justice Virtual Programming Series

First of Three Programs Will Take Place on Wednesday, August 26th Named after Muhammad Ali’s famous quote, “I Am America. I am the part you won’t recognize,” the Muhammad Ali Center’s new virtual program series will be comprised of bold, courageous, and challenging conversations that tackle the topic of racial justice.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: New This Year at Ferdinand’s Ball Gala: Mingle with Celebrity Guests During Special VIP Dinner

Tickets are going fast for the April 30 gala, where NCAA and NBA standouts, actors, musicians, and royalty of horse racing will ‘party with the people’ to kick off Derby weekendFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 20, 2015) — ***MEDIA CREDENTIALING: Media passes will be required in all areas of the event.

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Details on the Memorial Service for Muhammad Ali

MEMORIAL SERVICEMuhammad Ali’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Louisville, KY on Friday, June 10th at the KFC Yum! Center. The service will be open to the public and will begin at 2:00 p.m.  For those unable to attend, it will be streamed live from www.alicenter.org. The event

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Mayor Fischer Announces New ‘I Am Ali Festival’ and New Website, alilouisville.com

Website brings together all things about Ali in Louisville; festival meant to inspire childrenLOUISVILLE, KY (June 6, 2016) — Muhammad Ali was a global icon and a true citizen of the world. But he was first and always a citizen of Louisville, where he was born and raised.Louisville Mayor Greg

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Give Local Louisville Online Event Raises Over $114,000 for the Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (October 5, 2015) — The Community Foundation of Louisville’s online event, Give Local Louisville, was a tremendous success for the Muhammad Ali Center. In the span of just 24 hours (on October 1st), donors gave over $114,000 to the Ali Center in support of its education efforts, programming, and

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THE MOTH MAINSTAGE

THE MOTH AND THE MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER PRESENT: THE MOTH MAINSTAGE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 89.3 WFPL TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 SIXTH FLOOR, VIEW POINTE HALL6:30PM DOORS OPEN :: 7:30PM STORIES BEGIN The theme will be Holding On And Letting Go: The Moth in Louisville. Our Host:  Jon Goode

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Collaborative Programs

W.E.B. DuBois Academy In 2018-2019, a generous grant from CE&S helped foster a partnership with W.E.B. DuBois Academy and the Muhammad Ali Center.  The Ali Center’s Education Team will spend one week each month at the DuBois school to implement the “Creating Our Futures” Character Education Program with the entire

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Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right

Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right Open through Wednesday, August 26th On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th amendment. In 2020 and in support of the Frazier History Museum’s initiative and the city of Louisville, the Muhammad Ali Center will host Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right celebrating

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