Come to Chandler Museum and see the exhibition: Bigger than Boxing: Zora Folley and the 1967 Heavyweight Title

With its community-focused programs and forums and world-class traveling exhibits, The Chandler Museum is a 10,000-square-foot cultural destination unlike any other.

The Chandler Museum exhibit hall features 6-8 exhibitions each year. The schedule includes a combination of in-house produced exhibits exploring Chandler history topics and nationally traveling exhibits showcasing culture, history and art.

Today, we’re inviting you the see an amazing exhibition “Bigger than Boxing: Zora Folley and the 1967 Heavyweight Title”. It’s a story about two boxers, in the blue corner, the Champ, Muhammad Ali and in the red corner, the Challenger from Chandler, Arizona, Zora Folley.

 

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What follows is a fight at the crossroads of race, religion, sport, and the politics of the 1960s. Bigger than Boxing features the stories of these two boxers, the circumstances that weighed heavy on each man, and the fight that was a turning point in both of their careers.

 

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The Chandler Museum is open:

Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sundays 1-5 p.m.

Date: Aug. 25, 2020 – Feb. 13, 2022
Price: FREE
Phone: +14807822717
Location:

See you there!

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