MABPZ 2023: A Gathering of Polish Cultural Guardians

Discover the highlights of the XLV MABPZ Conference, celebrating outstanding Poles and their legacies preserved in the collections of Polish museums, archives, and libraries worldwide. Explore the cultural connections forged at this international event and save the date for MABPZ 2024 in Chicago!

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Polonia’s Progress: PMA Showcases Renovation Plans to Esteemed Visitors

Discover the exciting visit to the Polish Museum in America by prominent guests from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate General of Poland in Chicago. Explore their insights into the museum's renovation project and its role in the "Polonia Infrastructure 2024" grant competition. Stay connected with us for

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Exploring the Legacy of Ganna Walska: An Evening at the PMA

Join us on October 14th at 6 p.m. as we delve into the captivating life of Madame Ganna Walska, a renowned beauty, opera star, and philanthropist. Discover her enduring legacy, from rebuilding the Royal Castle in Warsaw to owning the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, and creating Lotusland, a stunning

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In Memoriam: Rosalie-Ann Lindberg

The Polish Museum of America regrets to announce the passing of our dedicated volunteer and lifelong PMA member, Rosalie-Ann Lindberg.

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Research on Emigration Magazines in the Collection of the PMA

On August 31, 2023, Dr. Elżbieta Nowosielska and Dr. Aleksandra Bańkowska resumed their research at the Archives of the Polish Museum of America. They're collaborating on a project to compile a Bibliography of Polish history from the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on emigration and the Polish diaspora press between

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Welcoming Special Guests from the Scouting Association of the Republic

Special day at the Polish Museum of America as we hosted esteemed members of the ZHR Scouting Association from London and Chicago. Scoutmasters Franek Pepliński, Aneta Macheta, and Beata Chodorowska-Niebrugge explored our rich exhibits guided by our experts, including the iconic Great Hall and Paderewski Room. A memorable gathering we're

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Farewell and Best Wishes to Gabriela Kaminski

Congrats and thanks to Gabriela Kamiński, our intern at the Polish Museum of America, as she heads to Texas for her Masters in Art History. Best wishes for her future curatorial pursuits.

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Lost Boyz Inc. Pays a Visit to the Polish Museum of America

The Polish Museum of America hosted special guests from Lost Boyz Inc., a Chicago-based organization empowering underprivileged youth through sports. Come explore our museum and support Lost Boyz Inc.'s mission at https://www.lostboyzinc.org.

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Preserving Polish Heritage: 150 Years of PRCUA’s Commitment

We are excited to share a sneak peek of one of the captivating artifacts that will be showcased in our upcoming exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA). Cataloged by Beth Martini and Daniela Wojas, the S.S. Ladies P.R.C.U League single column trophy

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Happy Independence Day 2023!

The Offices of the PRCUA, PMA and Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, in observance of Independence Day.

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