Happy International Museum Day!

Since 1977, museums worldwide have united on May 18 to honor our shared commitment to education and research. The occasion showcases a particular theme that changes every year, reflecting pertinent issues or themes confronting museums on a global scale.

Continue reading

Happy Librarian Day!

Happy Librarian Day to all the amazing librarians! Since 1985, May 8th has been a day to celebrate your invaluable contributions to our communities. Initiated by the Association of Polish Librarians, this day kicks off Library Week, a time when libraries across the nation amplify their efforts to connect with

Continue reading

Highlights from the Premiere Event: “Polish Chicago” Album Launch

On April 28, the Polish Museum of America had the pleasure of hosting a remarkable premiere event, where attendees had the exclusive opportunity to meet with the authors and creators behind the captivating album "Polish Chicago: Iconic Places of Chicago's Polish Community."

Continue reading

Happy World Book and Copyright Day!

On April 23 we celebrate the magic of books and the joy of reading! As the Polish Museum of America, we believe in the power of literature to connect us across time, cultures, and generations.

Continue reading

Celebrating 87 Years of Rich Polish Heritage at the PMA!

Over the decades, it has transformed into a focal point for connecting generations, bridging the gap between the old and the new, and safeguarding the rich tapestry of Polish culture.

Continue reading

Exploring Polish Cultural Heritage: POLONIKA – video

In this video, the Polish Museum of America shares a captivating encounter with our esteemed collaborators from the POLONIKA Institute. We were delighted to welcome their distinguished representatives: PIOTR ŁUGOWSKI, Head of the Protection Strategic Program MAGDALENA GUTOWSKA, Head of the Popularization Strategic Program ALEKSANDRA DĄBKOWSKA, Database Coordinator

Continue reading

Exploring Polish Cultural Heritage: POLONIKA’s Visit to the Polish Museum of America

The rich history of Polish cultural heritage in America through POLONIKA's visit to the Polish Museum of America. Explore their publications, insights, and collaborative efforts in preserving and celebrating this vibrant legacy.

Continue reading

108th Library’s Anniversary

The PMA Library has been serving the Chicago Polish community since 1915. It holds over 100,000 books in English and Polish, including circulating titles, Polonica, Polish American publishers, Rare Books, and a musical collection. We welcome you to explore our impressive collection at the PMA Library!

Continue reading

The Feast of All Saints

November 1st in the Catholic Church, we rejoice at the Holy Day of Obligation on the Feast of All Saints. Dzień Wszystkich Świętych.

Continue reading

The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation

On Monday, September 19, 2022, The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation of old books from Jerri and Gary Williams.

Continue reading