Mieczysław Haiman, the first curator of the Polish Museum of America and a prominent figure in Polish-American history.
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.
Today is another anniversary of the death of Zdzisław Beksiński - one of the most prominent Polish artists, known primarily for his unique, surrealistic creations.
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!
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.
The PMA invites you to view its newest film, capturing a special event held in conjunction with Glessner House, commemorating the 130th anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski's first visit to Chicago.
On Saturday, October 22, 2022, the Polish Museum of America in cooperation with Glessner House, A National Historic Landmark, in Chicago – organized an amiable and very important meeting for lovers of the life and work of Ignacy Jan Paderewski.
The meeting was attended by medical professionals, museum representatives (Richard Owsiany, Malgorzata Kot and Jan Lorys) and many special guests including prof. Tomasz Grodzki, Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, dr. Waldemar Kraska, Secretary of State, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Poland, prof. Alicja
On October 15, 1935, the Polish Museum of America was established by the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Board of Directors. This is the legacy of legendary Poles who immigrated to America.