National Ice Cream Day
Wherever you choose to get your ice cream fix today, be sure to stop into the museum to see the rest of our "Polish Chicago: 1850-1939" exhibit.
SGH Visits the PMA
We were so excited to host guests from the SGH Warsaw School of Economics at our museum today! Thank you to Dr. Lidia Filus, Professor and Chair of Mathematics at Northeastern Illinois University for coordinating this visit.
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.
The Green Room renovation
The Green Room renovation at the PMA, ongoing since January 2022, is made possible thanks to funding by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland within the “Cooperation with Polish Community and Poles Abroad – Infrastructure for Polish Community Abroad Grant Competition 2022.
Feast Day of St. John the Baptist
He is the well known relative of Jesus of Nazareth who was born to St. Elizabeth, cousin of the Virgin Mary and Zechariah in the Herodian kingdom of Judea.
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.