“Hope” Documentary Film – September 17

Agnieszka Topolska’s English language documentary Hope follows Lucie Bucki as she chronicles her heroic path in discovering the truth about her family. At age 33, Bucki’s life changed when she learns she is adopted and the lives of her biological parents were full of difficulty and heartbreak.

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Delegation from Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Today, August 5, 2022, the PMA was visited by a delegation from Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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PMA Day at the Chicago Fire

This event is a fundraiser for the Polish Museum of America and a portion of the (discounted!) ticket price shall be donated to the PMA.

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Summer farming season theme in PMA Painting

Summer and Fall are for harvest, and winter is for resting. Summer farming season theme in PMA Painting.

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Erazm Jerzmanowski – TVP Historia

Maria Guzy, Beata Merkowska, Jeremi Grzywa, and Piotr Grymek--production team from the Kraków branch of TVP Historia--are here recording a program entitled, "Philanthropist: Erazm Jerzmanowski, the Great Forgotten".

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National Ice Cream Day

Wherever you choose to get your ice cream fix today, be sure to stop into the museum to see the rest of our "Polish Chicago: 1850-1939" exhibit.

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Beautiful unveiling anniversary of Batowski’s “Pulaski at Savannah”

During summer vacation, when we joyfully indulge in the pleasures of the sun and holiday air, we commemorate the exceptional anniversary of the unveiling of the centerpiece of the PMA’s Great Hall. The oil painting, dated 1931, was unveiled at the Art Institute of Chicago on July 10, 1934, by

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Saints Peter and Paul Feast

Both are considered co-founders of the Christian community in Rome - today is the Feast Day of Apostles Peter and Paul.

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World Refugee Day – June 20

We recall the plight and suffering of millions of women, children and the elderly throughout the world whose lives were terribly impacted by sometimes natural disasters, most often however by armed conflicts.

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Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor

Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor - The official designation was passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker on June 10th.

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