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.
2023 President’s Day
Happy Presidents' Day from the Polish Museum of America. Życzenia dobrego Dnia Prezydentów od Muzeum Polskiego w Ameryce!
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!
Maria Sklodowska-Curie’s 155th Birthday
The 155th birthday of one of the most famous female scientists of all time - Maria Skłodowska-Curie.
Birthday commemoration of the late Stephen Kusmierczak Sr.
Mr. Stephen Kusmierczak Sr. was born on May 23, 1926 in Poland. In 2011, Stephen Kusmierczak Jr. together with his mother, Elizabeth Ann Kusmierczak ceremoniously opened the Fine Arts Gallery in honor of his parents.
Jan Zumbach 107 birthday commemoration
On this day, April 15, 1915, author of bestseller like "On wings of war-My life as a pilot adventurer", but above all Polish WWII pilot ace Jan Eugeniusz Ludwik Zumbach was born in Warsaw, Poland.
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Birthday
November 6 is the 161 anniversary of the birthday of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Poland's greatest composer, and pianist after Frederick Chopin, who served as PM and Foreign Secretary in 1919.
Two pillars of the Polish American community
Two pillars of the Polish American community in Chicago celebrate their birthdays in February. Maria Lorys, Feb. 6 her 105th, Teodozja Musialowicz Feb. 10 her centennial of birth.
275 Birthday of Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Tadeusz Kosciuszko celebrates his 275 birthday today. Here at PMA we are marking this great day for Poland and the world! Born Feb. 4, 1746 near Brzesc, in his 71 years