Powstanie warszawskie | Warsaw Uprising
Today is the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, an insurrection that would result in over 200,000 civilian and insurgent deaths and the destruction of much of the city (85% by January 1945)
Helena Paderewska – 166th Anniversary of Birth
Helena Rosen was born to a Polish father and Greek mother in Warsaw on August 1, 1856.
Beautiful unveiling anniversary of Batowski’s “Pulaski at Savannah”
During summer vacation, when we joyfully indulge in the pleasures of the sun and holiday air, we commemorate the exceptional anniversary of the unveiling of the centerpiece of the PMA’s Great Hall. The oil painting, dated 1931, was unveiled at the Art Institute of Chicago on July 10, 1934, by
Happy Independence Day from PMA
Happy Independence Day from The Polish Museum of America! Z okazji Święta Niepodległości Muzeum Polskie w Ameryce przesyła Państwu najlepsze życzenia!
Saints Peter and Paul Feast
Both are considered co-founders of the Christian community in Rome - today is the Feast Day of Apostles Peter and Paul.
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Goes Home – 81st Anniversary
On this day, we commemorate the loss of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, who died in New York 81 years ago on June 29, 1941, yet the story of his burial is one that wasn’t complete until 51 years after his death.
World Refugee Day – June 20
We recall the plight and suffering of millions of women, children and the elderly throughout the world whose lives were terribly impacted by sometimes natural disasters, most often however by armed conflicts.
Feast Day of Queen Jadwiga
On June 8, we mark the Feast Day of Saint Jadwiga, Queen of Poland. Poland's beloved monarch was not afraid to lead Polish royal inspections to far away borderlands like Red Ruthenia while sponsoring widespread social services, churches, and charitable foundations.
Children’s Day (Dzień Dziecka)
Happy Children's Day! In Poland, Dzień Dziecka has been celebrated on June 1st since 1952, when activities and festivities are organized for children by schools, towns, and families. This special day often includes presents, field trips, and outdoor outings that mark the beginning of summer.