Exciting Musical Moments at the PMA

The Polish Museum of America was thrilled to host pianist Michał Drewnowski and his students from Roosevelt University for two unforgettable visits over the past weeks, delving into our extensive collection and the rich history of Poland.

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Happy Birthday to Mikołaj Kopernik!

Celebrate Mikołaj Kopernik's revolutionary contributions to astronomy with us! Explore our collection, including an announcement from Jagiellonian University dating back to 1873, and a unique photograph featuring a sculpture by Stanislaw Szukalski. Join us in honoring Kopernik's enduring legacy and the artistic expressions inspired by his ideas!

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Polish Museum of America!

As we gather to give thanks, we want to extend our warmest wishes to everyone celebrating this special day. May your homes be filled with joy, laughter, and the love of family and friends.

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Digitizing Dziennik dla wszystkich: Polish Genealogy Resource

On Nov. 6, 2023, Jeff Kelch began digitizing "Dziennik dla wszystkich", a significant resource for Polish American genealogy in Buffalo, NY, from 1907 to 1957. Sponsored by PGSNYS (pgsnys.online). In spring 2023, 16,127 pages from 1942-1944 were digitized, with plans for quarterly issues from 1941 and 1945-1948.

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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

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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.

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Touring with The Brotherhood of Roosters

The Polish Museum of America was visited by members of The Brotherhood of Roosters - one of Europe and Poland's oldest defense associations.

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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!

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PNA Visits Jan Zawilinski Exhibition at PMA

PNA Representatives Visit Polish Museum of America to Explore Latest Exhibition on Jan Zawilinski and Life in Chicago

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Chicago History Museum staff and Guild members visit the Polish Museum of America

The Polish Museum of America collaborated with the Chicago History Museum for a program showcasing Polish history and culture, including a visit to Holy Trinity Polish Catholic Church and a tour of the museum's collections.

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