Pope John Paul II

May marks a number of momentous events for Pope John Paul II, a remarkable man of courage who bore witness before the church and the world to God's Goodness and Mercy.

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231 Anniversary of the Constitution of May 3, 1791

Today we stand in awe and acclaim at Europe's first written democratic constitution-the Polish Constitution ratified May 3, 1791 (written in 1788).

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World sculpture Day (last Saturday in April)

History books tell us the word sculpture #InternationalSculptureDay comes from Latin sculpere which means to carve.

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Polish Constitution Day Parade

Dear PMA Members and Friends! The Polish Museum of America and Library will be closed on Saturday, May 7th. All PMA visitors are encouraged to attend the Parade and Concert.

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The PMA mourns the loss of Life Member Helena Sromek

Helena Sromek, age 78, of Chicago, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer.

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Chicago Magazine – PMA exhibit one of the 10 attractions to view in Chicago this April!

Chicago Magazine/chicagohotels.org featured our temporary exhibition as one of the “10 events to visit in Chicago this April”!

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Stowarzyszenie Odra Niemen

Paulina and Emil Majchrzak from the Odra-Niemen Association (Wielkopolska Branch) during a visit to Chicago

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Virtual Pulaski Day 2022

Celebrate Pulaski Day virtually with the Polish Museum of America (PMA) on Monday, March 7, 2022.

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The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of Włodek Zuterek

The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of Włodek Zuterek, who performed at numerous events and celebrations at the PMA during the past decade. Funeral Mass for the late Włodek Zuterek will be held on Friday, February 18 at 4:30 pm, at St. Ladislaus (5345 Roscoe St., Chicago, IL

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80 Founding Anniversary of Armia Krajowa

On this day we stand and salute the Polish Home Army (pol. Armia Krajowa) which was established exactly 80 years ago on February 14, 1942.

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