The State funeral for Maria Mirecka Lorys
The state funeral for Maria Mirecka Loryś, Polonian activist, Home Army veteran, and long-time Member of the Polish Museum of America, will be held in Warsaw on Wednesday, August 17 at 10AM.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.