Polish Forces’ Role in the Battle of Monte Cassino: 79th Anniversary
May 18 marks the 79th anniversary of the 1944 Battle of Monte Cassino in which Polish forces, under the command of Gen. Władysław Anders played a prominent role. The Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation.
Łączy Nas Pamięć / Remembering Together
This year as the world commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Uprising on 19 April. POLIN Museum has created various events in a robust program that will span the entire year and focus on this topic.
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.
The One-Year Anniversary of the War between Russia and Ukraine
One year on from the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, the conflict shows no signs of abating, and the situation on the ground remains extremely volatile.
Remembering the Surrealist Legacy of Zdzisław Beksiński on the Anniversary of His Death
Today is another anniversary of the death of Zdzisław Beksiński - one of the most prominent Polish artists, known primarily for his unique, surrealistic creations.
Happy Birthday Mikolaj Kopernik
This Sunday February 19 the world will stop to observe the 550th anniversary of the birth of Nicholaus Copernicus - the Polish astronomer who stopped the Sun and moved the Earth as our Polish saying goes!
The official opening of the Museum took place exactly 86 years ago!
86 years ago today, the Museum opened its doors for the first time in the PRCUA Auditorium. Dignitaries from the Polish government, Polish-American organizations, and Chicago officials were all in attendance to celebrate this momentous occasion!
Husaria – polska duma / Hussars – Polish Pride
This Polish language presentation is hosted by Cezary Zawadzinski, who examines the history and role of the Polish hussars, or the winged hussars, a heavy cavalry formation active in Poland and in the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth during the 16th and the 18th centuries.