Ignacy Jan Paderewski Goes Home – 81st Anniversary

On this day, we commemorate the loss of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, who died in New York 81 years ago on June 29, 1941, yet the story of his burial is one that wasn’t complete until 51 years after his death.

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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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Happy International Museum Day!

We're so grateful for our visitors and community, who have supported us since our establishment in 1937 as the Museum and Archives of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.

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78 Anniversary of Polish Victory Battle at Monte Cassino

May 18, 1944, marks a very special day for WWII history-the Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation

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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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International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world today, on May 12 which is the birth date of Florence Nightingale.

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Polish Constitution Day Parade, our parade…

Beautiful weather for a wonderful showing of Polish spirit and pride: thank you for joining us at this year's Polish Constitution Day Parade!

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Polish National Flag Day and World Day of Polonia

On this day the Polish diaspora around the world celebrates its holiday-the International Day of Polonia.

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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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World Book Day

On #WorldBookDay, UNESCO reminds us of the power books have as symbols of hope and social change.

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