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Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports Museum & Exhibits

  • LBJ Presidential Library
  • 2313 Red River St.
  • Austin, TX 78705
  • July 28, 2018 - January 13, 2019
  • Recurring daily
  • Phone: (512) 721-0216
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $3-$10

Enjoy the exhibit Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports
On display through January 13, 2019

Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports examines the intersection of social justice and sports in the United States. The exhibition celebrates athletes who have broken barriers and spoken out for equality, both on and off the playing field. Get in the Game encourages visitors to think about sports as part of an on-going national conversation and as a vehicle for social change. Curated by the LBJ Library, Get in the Game features rare artifacts, video, audio, and interactive displays.

Exhibition highlights
• Steph Curry, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and LeBron James autographed jerseys
• Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad’s hijab, mask, and jacket
• Nike Air Jordan Sneakers from 1985-2000
• Venus and Serena Williams' 2008 Olympic uniforms
• Muhammad Ali’s autographed boxing gloves
• Billie Jean King's tennis dress
• Jackie Robinson’s game-worn pants and autographed baseball
• Jim Brown’s shoulder pads and autographed football
• Jesse Owens' diary from the 1936 Olympics in Berlin
• Lee Trevino’s glove and hat
• Negro League baseball jerseys and cleats
• Black Fives Era basketball artifacts
• All-American Girls Professional Baseball League artifacts
• Colin Kaepernick and Colt McCoy autographed football
And lots more!

Generous support of the exhibition is provided by The University of Texas at Austin.

Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports