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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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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130th Anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski in Chicago

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.

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130th Anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski in 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.

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The 75th Anniversary Gala of the Polish American Medical Society

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

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87th Anniversary of the Polish Museum of America | PMA

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.

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