The Polish Museum of America hosted special guests from Lost Boyz Inc., a Chicago-based organization empowering underprivileged youth through sports. Come explore our museum and support Lost Boyz Inc.'s mission at https://www.lostboyzinc.org.
On July 11, 1943, the Volhynian Bloody Sunday occurred in western Ukraine during World War II. The Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) carried out coordinated attacks on Polish villages, resulting in the deaths of 40,000 to 60,000 ethnic Poles. This tragic event highlights deep-rooted ethnic tensions and the need for dialogue,
Honoring Polish American Blue Army veterans, the Polish Institute of Culture & Research held a three-day program. Led by Henrietta Nowakowska, the project restored gravesites and unveiled a monument. Supported by the PMA Archives, it included a documentary, lectures, and a Sunday mass, commemorating their service.
Happy 4th of July from the Polish Museum of America! While Americans as a whole celebrate their independence, Polish Americans also have the opportunity to reflect on their own immigrant journey, their contributions to the nation, and the vibrant tapestry of diversity that makes the United States such a unique
On June 29th, we commemorate the death anniversary of Jan Ignacy Paderewski, a remarkable figure in Polish history and music. Explore his captivating world through insightful videos on YouTube and visit the Paderewski Room at the Polish Museum of America to see the remarkable collection firsthand!
The signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28th marked the end of World War I, shaping global history, with notable figures like Ignacy Jan Paderewski playing a significant role, and the pen used during the signing now residing at the Polish Museum of America, offering visitors a glimpse