Muhammad Ali Exhibit at the O2 in London Opens

Exhibit features Muhammad Ali Center items and informationDrawing open to UK residents to win trip to KentuckyAlso includes Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award tickets and admission to the CenterLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 4, 2016) — “I Am the Greatest”, at the O2 arena, an exhibition on the life, career, and continuing legacy

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Oral History Project

Muhammad Ali Oral History Project Oral history refers both to a method of precisely recording and preserving oral testimony, and to the product of the process.  The Muhammad Ali Oral History Project is an ongoing initiative created to utilize the practice of oral history to document the life and legacy

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Photo Gallery

TEMPORARY EXHIBITS There’s always something new going on at the Muhammad Ali Center! In addition to the permanent exhibitions and the items from the permanent collection on display, several times a year the Center will unveil new temporary exhibitions. Inspiration to Action: An Art Tribute to Muhammad Ali With the

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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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Second Annual “I Am Ali” Festival Set for June 1-10, 2018

Citywide Festival celebrates Muhammad Ali’s legacy LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 29, 2018) — The citywide “I Am Ali” festival returns for a second year this June 1-10, 2018 to celebrate the life and legacy of Louisville’s native son and global humanitarian, Muhammad Ali. The 2018 festival will mark the second anniversary

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Global Legacy of Muhammad Ali Honored by UPS Grant

$500,000 Gift to Fund Muhammad Ali center Education Programs to Foster New Generation of Leaders to Carry on Muhammad’s LegacyLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 20, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center today announced it has received a $500,000 grant from The UPS Foundation to honor the legacy of the late humanitarian, cultural

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Exhibits & Galleries

PERMANENT EXHIBITSThrough dramatic multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits, historical video, countless images, and artifacts, you will learn about Muhammad Ali and his significant impact on the world: how Muhammad obtained greatness and then used it as a catalyst to do great things for the world and, in turn, inspire others to

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Donald Lassere Stepping Down as Muhammad Ali Center President and CEO

Relocating to his Hometown Roots Has Accepted Position as President and CEO of Chicago History Museum LOUISVILLE, KY (February 16, 2021) —Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center is stepping down from his leadership role after almost nine years and is relocating to his hometown of Chicago,

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Ali Week!

Join Louisville in celebrating the Greatest Of All Time! Ali Week is a community-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Every year during the first week in June, Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky marks the anniversary of his passing with special events, activities, discounts, film screenings, art, music, and

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Picture Ali: Exhibition Opening

A new temporary exhibit will be opening at the Ali Center featuring the photos of Muhammad Ali from the Courier-Journal publication Picture: Muhammad Ali. The Courier Journal newspaper of Louisville, KY began reporting on Muhammad Ali, when he was still Cassius Clay, on November 5, 1954. This would be the

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