Shining a Light Opens, Stories of Ali Oral History Begins
Shining a Light Opens, Stories of Ali Oral History Begins

Stories of Ali:
Ali and the Nation

March 30, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Stories of Ali: Ali and the Nation will bring the Ali Center's Oral History Project to life. This first public program will present two differing approaches and understandings of the Nation of Islam: to explore Ali’s early religious conversion and his choice to devote much of his life to his faith.
The Muhammad Ali Oral History Project is an ongoing initiative created to utilize the practice of oral history to document the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Learn more about the project here

Dr. Brandon McCormack, professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville
Donald Lassere, president and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center
This event is FREE and open to the public. Learn more here.

Shining a Light: Experiences of Refugee Women

Opens March 8th
The Center's annual international photography contest and exhibit opens on March 8th, International Women's Day. Informed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Women's Refugee Commission, the photographs depict refugee women's actual experiences. Learn more here

Have Your Name Engraved on an Auditorium Chair Plaque

Introducing a new opportunity at the Ali Center. You can have your name and personal message engraved on a naming plate and attached to one of the chairs in the Ali Center's Auditorium. The plaque will remain for five years. 
Cost: $250 
Click here or contact 502.992.5338 for details. 

Autism Friendly Night

April 16th, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
In partnership with Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Louisville and other local attractions, the Muhammad Ali Center will host a special Autism-Friendly night at the museum. The event is FREE and open to the public. More details to come. 
The Center's staff has been certified as an Autism Friendly Business by FEAT. 

America to Zanzibar:
Muslim Cultures Near and Far

Opening May 25th
America to Zanzibar is the first immersive, interactive exhibit of its kind in the United States designed especially for children and families. It is about the diversity of Muslim cultures in our city, our country, and the world and offers children and families exciting hands-on experiences to explore in the areas of art, architecture, music, design, travel, trade and more!
America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far was developed by the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Visit the Ali Center Store!

 Our store is open Tuesday - Sunday during operating hours, or online 24/7 at  
During the Center's lobby and retail store renovations, the Center's store is  located in the Ina B. Bond Gallery on the 4th floor. Admission is required  to access the store during this period. 
Liaison Wedding Photography 
Host Your Next Event at the Muhammad Ali Center
Whether it's a prom, wedding reception, sales meeting, or birthday party, check out the Ali Center's private use space for your next event. Both indoor and outdoor options.For more information on booking your event, call (502) 992-5319 or email
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