Dr. Michal Mraczek Explores Polish Heritage at PMA

We welcomed Dr. Michal Mraczek, an assistant professor from Wroclaw, for research at our library, guided by our expert Krystyna Grell. Our extensive collection of Polish books invites all knowledge seekers to explore literature and history, making books the finest companions on any journey.

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Lost in Translation: Celebration at the PMA

Celebrate the magic of language and culture at the Polish Museum of America, where translators from across the U.S. joined us for a day filled with music, dance, and exploration of our rich collection. Special thanks to Avant Assessment for their collaboration in making this gathering a success. Stay tuned

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Wielcy Polacy w kolekcji Muzeum Polskiego w Ameryce – video

"Great Poles in PMA Collections" unveils the rich history of Polish culture. Explore inspiring stories of women like Halina Modrzejewska and iconic figures such as Tadeusz Kościuszko, showcasing their enduring impact in the Polish Museum of America's collections.

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The Grand Return

Discover the restoration journey of seven paintings commissioned for the 1939 New York World's Fair in this lecture by the Polish Museum of America and Loyola University Chicago's Polish Studies Program. Explore the intersection of art, history, and cultural heritage as the speakers guide you from Le Moyne College Library

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Kapela Ogórki Visits Polish Museum

The Polish Museum of America hosted Kapela Ogórki from Podhale, Ciche, expressing gratitude for their appreciation of our cultural artifacts. We look forward to future visits, anticipating more music, laughs, and shared history.

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The Grand Return – video

This video presents one of the featured presentations from the Polish Museum of America and the Polish Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago.

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PMA’s Independence Day Concert with Cracow Duo!

The sold-out Cracow Duo Concert at the Polish Museum of America enchanted the crowd, celebrating Polish Independence Day with support from the National Institute of Music and Dance and the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

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Happy Independence Day from the PMA!

Happy Polish Independence Day! Today, we celebrate the historic occasion of Poland's National Independence Day, marking the end of 123 years of occupation, the establishment of the Second Republic, and the unity of diverse figures for a common goal of independence.

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Honoring Heroes: PMA Closed on Veterans Day

The Polish Museum of America and the PMA Library will be closed on November 10, 2023, in honor of Veterans Day. We deeply appreciate the contributions of Polish-American veterans and those currently serving.

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Digitizing Dziennik dla wszystkich: Polish Genealogy Resource

On Nov. 6, 2023, Jeff Kelch began digitizing "Dziennik dla wszystkich", a significant resource for Polish American genealogy in Buffalo, NY, from 1907 to 1957. Sponsored by PGSNYS (pgsnys.online). In spring 2023, 16,127 pages from 1942-1944 were digitized, with plans for quarterly issues from 1941 and 1945-1948.

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