Black History Month Programming

Check out what's coming up this February for Black History Month!   Offered Exclusively for Kentucky and Indiana Residents The Ali Center will be participating in Fifty Percent-Off February, along with the Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company, to offer Fifty Percent-off adult admission during the entire month of

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Complete List of Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award Recipients and Presenters Announced – Includes A-List Celebrities

Bruno Mars benefit concert kicks off week of celebration before Muhammad Ali Humanitarian AwardsThe Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce the award recipients for its second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards to take place on Saturday, September 27 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards, presented

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Third Annual International Mentoring Day Highlights the Power of Mentoring in Honor of Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

Special Admission Pricing for Mentors/Mentees January 15-21LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 12, 2018) — The National Mentoring Partnership and the Muhammad Ali Center are proud to announce the Third Annual International Mentoring Day on January 17, 2018—the date which would have been the 76th birthday of boxing legend and global humanitarian Muhammad

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Global Programs

 Sports DiplomacyIn 2016, the Ali Center partnered with the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Astana on a two-part sport diplomacy and character development program for Kazakhstan youth.  In March, the MAC conducted a comprehensive character development and leadership training for a delegation of youth boxers and

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Louisville Orchestra’s Teddy Abrams to Perform Muhammad Ali Tribute

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 5, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center wishes to express its deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to Lonnie and the Muhammad Ali family and friends. In order to reinforce the Ali Center’s role in the community as a “gathering place,” the Ali Center is proud to announce

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Bestselling Authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander Launch ‘Becoming Muhammad Ali’ Children’s Book with 10/5 Event featuring Lonnie Ali

The writers will celebrate the release of their new book with a live virtual event hosted by Louisville’s Carmichael’s Bookstore, in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Center. Bestselling authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander will celebrate the release of their new children’s book, Becoming Muhammad Ali, with a live virtual

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Statement from Donald Lassere, President and CEO, Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 4, 2016) — “On behalf everyone associated with the Muhammad Ali Center and everyone in the Louisville community who loved Muhammad, we want to express our deepest sympathies to his wife, Lonnie, and Muhammad’s entire family. “His wife, Lonnie once said, that Muhammad belongs to the world.

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Ecumenical Memorial Service Planned to Pay Tribute to Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

Service to Take Place at Ali Center PlazaTo Occur on June 3rd, The One Year Anniversary of Ali’s PassingSix-Week “I Am Ali” Festival to begin same day LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 30, 2017) — A multi-denominational memorial service on the Ali Center Plaza will take place on Saturday, June 3rd, from 8—9

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Ali Center Launches New Digital Museum and Archives as Part of Ali Festival

First Online Exhibit Entitled “Ali and Neiman: A Friendship in Art” Launched Today in Recognition of What Would Have Been LeRoy Neiman’s 100th Birthday Digital Archives Will Expand Global Reach of Ali Center’s Collection In Partnership with HistoryIT and Made Possible Through IMLS Grant For the first time ever, the

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Internship Programs

Learning OpportunitiesWork with Vestige curators and educators and gain experience in the museum field.Learn about our mission, collections, and organizational systemsGain practical and theoretical training in museum workContemplate the role of museums in contemporary societyWork closely with a member of the Vestige staffAttend curator talks and a weekly lecture series

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