The PMA mourns the loss of former PMA employee Leonard R. Kurdek

Leonard R. Kurdek, age 70, of Chicago, Illinois passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

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Fryderyk Chopin

October 21st, the classical music world will turn its eyes and ears to Warsaw, Poland, where the 18 International Fryderyk Chopin Competition culminates with the Grand Performances by the finalists-winners of this most famous Chopin event in the world.

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She Simply Disappeared. Unsent letters to my Daughter.

October 16 the PMA and Wydawnictwo Evergreen organized the Author’s Night with Małgorzata Palka for the premiere of her latest book.

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Election of Pope JPII

October 16 marks the 42 anniversary of the election of Karol Cardinal Wojtyla, the Archbishop of Krakow to the Papal Throne.

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86 years ago

86 years ago, on October 15, 1935, the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Board of Directors established the Museum and Archives, known today as The Polish Museum of America.

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Swieto Nauczyciela 2021

October 14, this Day of Appreciation for Polish Teachers was instituted in the 1970s, in Poland, to recollect Europe's first Department of Education which was the Polish Commission on National Education (pol. Komisja Edukacji Narodowej).

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Soviet Russia invades Poland Sept. 17, 1939

September 17, 1939 at 6 am - two Soviet fronts invaded the territories of the Second Polish Republic.

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Happy Mexican Independence Day!

Our Mexican American friends visiting the PMA.

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Incredibly beautiful maps we received today

On September 14, 2021 the Polish Museum of America received four original historical maps of Poland dating between 1656 and 1799 from historian Tadeusz Gromada's personal collection.

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Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski – beatification

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Poland’s ‘Primate of the Millennium,’ to be beatified in September 12, 2021.

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