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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Remembering Casimir Pułaski: A Hero’s Legacy

Casimir Pulaski: The "Father of the American Cavalry" and hero of the American Revolutionary War, known for his unwavering commitment to liberty and justice.

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Exploring Polish Cultural Heritage: POLONIKA – video

In this video, the Polish Museum of America shares a captivating encounter with our esteemed collaborators from the POLONIKA Institute. We were delighted to welcome their distinguished representatives: PIOTR ŁUGOWSKI, Head of the Protection Strategic Program MAGDALENA GUTOWSKA, Head of the Popularization Strategic Program ALEKSANDRA DĄBKOWSKA, Database Coordinator

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Exploring Polish Cultural Heritage: POLONIKA’s Visit to the Polish Museum of America

The rich history of Polish cultural heritage in America through POLONIKA's visit to the Polish Museum of America. Explore their publications, insights, and collaborative efforts in preserving and celebrating this vibrant legacy.

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De Paul University History Students Explore Polish Heritage at the Polish Museum

This year the Polish Museum of America is honored to be part of the Polish Heritage Month programs sponsored by the Chicago Public Library. Museum tour guides will be leading tour groups registered through the Chicago Public Library program throughout the month of October.

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4th Annual PAYAS Conference: Celebrating Knowledge and Collaboration

Discover the highlights of the 4th annual PAYAS conference at The Polish Museum of America on October 7th. Join us in celebrating knowledge sharing and collaboration among Polish American youth with distinguished speakers and a commitment to academic excellence.

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PMA Closes on October 9th to Honor Columbus and Indigenous People’s Day

On October 9th, the Polish Museum will be closed in honor of Indigenous People's Day, celebrated alongside Columbus Day. Indigenous People's Day pays tribute to the lasting contributions and resilience of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Columbus Day, in turn, commemorates Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas.

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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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