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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Exciting Start of the Season: Back to School with a Visit to the PMA!

DePaul University students set the season in motion with an inspiring visit to the Polish Museum of America.

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9th PIASA Conference on Polish Studies

At the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America (PIASA) Midwestern Conference on December 2, 1942, the Archives and Museum of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA) – now the Polish Museum of America (PMA), hosted a closed session for the Commission for Research on Polish Immigration.

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Happy International Museum Day!

As we commemorate International Museum Day on May 18th, we reflect on the profound impact museums have on our society.

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PNA Visits Jan Zawilinski Exhibition at PMA

PNA Representatives Visit Polish Museum of America to Explore Latest Exhibition on Jan Zawilinski and Life in Chicago

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Commemorating the Anniversary of Mieczyslaw Haiman’s Birth

Mieczysław Haiman, the first curator of the Polish Museum of America and a prominent figure in Polish-American history.

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Polish Academy of Sciences Archives Director Visits PMA

Dr. Hanna Krajewska, Director of the Archives of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, visited the Polish Museum in America twice during her stay in Chicago.

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Exploring the Enigmatic World of Čiurlionis’ Paintings

The Polish Museum of America staff visited the Lithuanian Youth Center to experience an immersive VR animation based on Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis' paintings. Čiurlionis has special ties to Poland and the exhibit closes on May 31.

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Pulaski Day 2023 – virtual celebration

Illinois celebrates Pulaski Day on March 6 in honor of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, a Polish officer who played a crucial role in the American Revolution.

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Chopin in The City: Art, Music, and Talent Galore!

During the 7th Chopin in the city festival, the audience was blown away by the talent of The Latin Music Project and Annabelle Shaw, and it was truly an event to remember.

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