The State funeral for Maria Mirecka Lorys

The state funeral for Maria Mirecka Loryś, Polonian activist, Home Army veteran, and long-time Member of the Polish Museum of America, will be held in Warsaw on Wednesday, August 17 at 10AM.

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Delegation from Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Today, August 5, 2022, the PMA was visited by a delegation from Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Helena Paderewska – 166th Anniversary of Birth

Helena Rosen was born to a Polish father and Greek mother in Warsaw on August 1, 1856.

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PMA Day at the Chicago Fire

This event is a fundraiser for the Polish Museum of America and a portion of the (discounted!) ticket price shall be donated to the PMA.

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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

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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!

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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.

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The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski.

The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski. Wiesław Tadeusz ‘Ted’ Chodorowski (January 4, 1929 - June 10, 2022)

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Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor

Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor - The official designation was passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker on June 10th.

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Happy International Museum Day!

We're so grateful for our visitors and community, who have supported us since our establishment in 1937 as the Museum and Archives of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.

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