MSI’s Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

Don’t miss your chance to create unique holiday memories and see a tree decorated in honor of Poland. Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light are open from November 16, 2022 until January 4th, 2023, and are included in Museum Entry.

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Pearl Harbor Day

December 7 we commemorate the American Heroes who defended our US Navy Pacific fleet base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

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St. Nicolaus day

St. Nicolaus - the only visible evidence of his life and legacy is the magnificent basilica of St. Nicholas in Bari.

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Happy Thanksgiving 2022!

We wish you and your loved ones a bountiful and blessed Thanksgiving and hope that the spirit of gratitude remains in our hearts every day. The Polish Museum of America In observance of Thanksgiving, the Museum will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25; and open on

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Maria Sklodowska-Curie’s 155th Birthday

The 155th birthday of one of the most famous female scientists of all time - Maria Skłodowska-Curie.

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Harcerze wraz z Muzeum Polskim w Ameryce

The Polish Scouting Organization and the Polish Museum of America commemorated Polish Independence Day with a mass at Holy Trinity Church and a play by the scouts at the PMA.

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Polska Szkoła im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego w Niles

Serdecznie dziękujemy Polskiej Szkole im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego za zorganizowanie pięknej uroczystości pasowania na uczniów i urodzin Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego!

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Close-Up with King Roger

Last night the Chicago Opera Theater held its Close-Up of the 2022/2023 season at the PMA The Close-Up featured an intimate dialogue about Karol Szymanowski’s King Roger, an epic 20th-century work making its Chicago Premiere, with musical performances by COT's Young Artists.

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko’s Name’s Day

Tadeusz Kosciuszko’s Name’s Day - Imieniny - at the Polish Museum of America sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation. Congratulations to this year’s honoree, President of the Polish Museum of America Richard Owsiany.

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The Feast of All Saints

November 1st in the Catholic Church, we rejoice at the Holy Day of Obligation on the Feast of All Saints. Dzień Wszystkich Świętych.

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