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The Polish Museum of America
984 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642-4101
Telephone: (773) 384-3352
Fax: (773) 384-3799
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In observance of Columbus Day

the Museum and Library

will be CLOSED on

Monday, October 13, 2014


 

 

 


 

Note on contacting museum personnel:

 

Please submit inquiries to PMA@PolishMuseumOfAmerica.org. Library inquiries may be sent to PMALibrary@PolishMuseumOfAmerica.org. To accommodate staff availability, please allow two business days minimum for reply. 

 

To schedule a group tour, please leave a detailed message at (773) 384-3352, ext. 2102 (Mon-Fri), or send an email to PMA@PolishMuseumOfAmerica.org, with the subject line: Group Tour request. Additional information can be found in the Tour Policies & Request form: PDF


 

IMPORTANT Announcements

 

 

THE POLISH PAVILION AT THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR (1939-1940)

AND ITS SUBSEQUENT FATE

- Available only at the PMA -

 

 

The Polish Museum of America (PMA) has been designated as the sole North American distributor of the new book, The Polish Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair (1939-1940) and its Subsequent Fate/ Pawilon polski na nowojorskiej wystawie światowej (1939-1940) i jego dalsze dzieje. The book, written by Dr. Krystyna Nowakowska, was published in Warsaw by the Department of Cultural Heritage of Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in 2013.

Details & How to order: PDF


Register through September 4 at

Promotions@PolishMuseumOfAmerica.org

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Special Thank You to

Kathryn “Kasia” Rosypal-Romani

PMA Newsletter Editor for 15 Years!

 

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In observance of Labor Day the Museum and Library will be CLOSED on Monday, September 1, 2014


Union League Club of Chicago

65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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Registration


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SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTICE

The Museum will be closed to the public on Saturday, August 23, 2014


 

The Polish Museum of America
Cordially Invites you the Opening of the Exhibition
Commemorating the
70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising


Curated by Jan M. Lorys & Paweł Grajnert
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM
PMA Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall

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Exhibit runs through the end of September


 

“Art for Heart 2014” - Call for Artists


Application deadline - Friday, August 1, 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, AUGUST 15TH

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

ANNOUNCING THE NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE POLISH MUSEUM OF AMERICA

 

CHICAGO, IL – July 25, 2014 The Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of The Polish Museum of America (PMA) are pleased to formally announce the selection of the new Managing Director, Małgorzata Kot … More: PDF

 

Małgorzata Kot

Photo: L. Kowalewicz


 

In observance of Independence Day the Museum and Library will be CLOSED on Friday, July 4, 2014


 

All proceeds from Michał Korzistka’s benefit concert

to support The Polish Museum of America Library

“Rare Book Conservation Project”

Polish Museum of America

June 27, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.

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Exhibit runs through Sunday, August 3, 2014


 

Martin Scorsese Presents
Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Gene Siskel Film Center

May 4-July 2

Special discount offer for Friends of the PMA!

Show times & ticket information: PDF

Gene Siskel Film Center website


RESERVATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014

please call (773) 782-2601

Press Release: PDF

Reservation Ticket: PDF


 

EARLY CLOSURE NOTICE

The Museum and Library will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 6, 2014


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In observance of Memorial Day the Museum and Library will be CLOSED on Monday, May 26, 2014


 


 

 


 

In observance of Good Friday and Easter

the Museum and Library

will be OPEN on Thursday, April 17, 2014 &

will be CLOSED on Friday, April 18, 2014 & Sunday, April 20, 2014


Join us on April 15 at the PMA to discuss

The Grasinski Girls by Mary Erdmans,

with discussion leader, Joanna Wojdon,

historian from University of Wrocław, Poland

& Fulbright Scholar at Loyola.

Registration required.

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PISANKI & PALM WEAVING WORKSHOPS
Prepare for Easter with the PMA — Saturday, April 12, 2014

 

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Exhibit runs through April 13th

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Details & tickets

Movie trailer

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STATE OF ILLINOIS WILL HONOR GENERAL PULASKI

 

The public is invited to celebrate Pulaski Day on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall of The Polish Museum of America (PMA), 984 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. The presence of distinguished leaders of national, state, county, and city government is anticipated, as well as leaders of Polonia. A short program of speakers will take place, concluding with an official wreath laying ceremony at the painting, Pulaski at Savannah, by Stanislaw Kaczor Batowski. Admission is free.

 

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Doors open at 9 a.m. Please use new entryway on Augusta Boulevard.

General Museum tours will not be permitted. Museum and PRCUA building will close at 1 p.m.


 

PMA & Chopin Theatre

have the pleasure to invite you for

a Special Benefit Performance

of the spectacular Rose & The Rime

Saturday, March 1st, 3:00 p.m.

Chopin Theatre

1543 W. Division St., Chicago

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The Polish Museum of America 2014 Pulaski Day Scholarships

 

UPDATE: Scholarship program is now closed.

 

The PMA is pleased to announce The Polish Museum of America Pulaski Day Scholarship Program. The scholarship recipients will be introduced at the annual official State of Illinois Pulaski Day Celebration to be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 in the Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall of the PMA during the 10 a.m. program. The PMA will select two recipients. Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship applicable for the 2014-2015 school year. High school seniors and college students are encouraged to apply. Submissions must be received no later than Tuesday morning, February 25, 2014, by 11 a.m. with no exceptions.

 

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Continued Financial Support from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage PDF

 

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The Mission of The Polish Museum of America, an integral part of the dynamic mosaic of Polish life in Chicago, is to promulgate the rich cultural history of the Polish people by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and displaying materials related to this heritage; and to integrate these resources into appropriate programs, activities, and exhibitions that enrich the intellectual and artistic lives of all members of society.
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