Polish Roman Catholic Union of America celebrated its 150th anniversary

Join us in celebrating PRCUA's 150th anniversary today! Explore the exhibit 'PRCUA: 150 Years of Cultural, Financial, and Spiritual Growth' at PMA, following a weekend of joy and festivities.

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Opening reception of PRCUA: 150 Years of Cultural, Financial, and Spiritual Growth

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA)! Explore our rich history of cultural, financial, and spiritual growth at the Polish Museum of America. Don't miss the jubilee mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church and a festive brunch. Congratulations to PRCUA on

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5th Polish Theater Congress

The 5th Polish Theater Congress in Chicago honors the Polish Museum of America's cultural preservation, showcasing Chicago's rich Polish theater history and the enduring legacy of Polish culture in America.

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The Battle of Vienna: A Turning Point in History

Discover the Heroic Legacy of King Jan III Sobieski and the Legendary Winged Hussars in the Battle of Vienna | A Tale of Valor, Unity, and Europe's Indomitable Spirit

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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2001 - a date etched into the collective memory of every American. On this solemn anniversary, we take a moment to remember and honor the lives lost, the heroes who emerged, and the resilience of a nation.

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Warsaw Uprising: Honoring Heroism and Resilience in WWII’s Defining Battle

During World War II, the Warsaw Uprising was a 63-day brave effort led by the Home Army to liberate Warsaw from German occupation and regain Polish independence. Despite overwhelming odds, they fought with determination and resourcefulness.

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Volhynian Bloody Sunday

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,

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Honoring Heroes: Restoring the Legacy of the Blue Army Veterans

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.

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The PMA Closed for 4th of July

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

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Explore the Legacy of Jan Ignacy Paderewski on his Death Anniversary

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!

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