Easter Monday / Śmigus-Dyngus

Easter Monday in Poland is a holiday and is called Śmigus-Dyngus (shming-oos-ding-oos) or Lany Poniedziałek (wet Monday). Zofia Stryjeńska (1891-1976), "Śmigus Dyngus", print from the series: "Obrzędy polskie" (Polish Rituals), 1931, from the collection of The Polish Museum of America.

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Katyn Massacre Remembrance Day

A day to remember the Poles murdered by the Soviets.

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Meet the Author – Regina Wasiak-Taylor

The Polish Museum of America Library hosted a “Meet the Author” Polish-language event with author Regina Wasiak-Taylor.

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Remembering Adam Kossowski – on 36 anniversary of death

On this day 36 years ago the art world lost one of its own. Adam Kossowski was born Dec. 5, 1905-in Nowy Sacz, Poland.

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2022 – Year dedicated to Jan Ignacy Lukasiewicz

He was a Polish pharmacist, engineer, businessman and philanthropist. The year 2022 has been designated by the Parliament of the Republic of Poland as the year of Jan Ignacy Lukasiewicz.

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Polish National Anthem

Today the Mikołaj Kopernik Polish Saturday School visited the PMA.

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The PMA and PRCUA happily celebrate Pączki Day

As a Christian tradition, Pączki Day is a celebration of the end of winter through a feast of fatty foods.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! 2022

Ceramic Heart from the PMA Collection painted as a watercolor and colored by our volunteer Teresa Gierwielaniec Rozanacki.

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World Day of the Sick 2022

On this day we observe the World Day of the Sick-inaugurated by Pope St. John Paul II on May 13, 1992.

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Jozef Rapacki – 93 commemoration of death

On this day January 31 we remember Jozef Rapacki, one of the most noted and nostalgic Polish painters. Born March 19, 1871, in Warsaw, Rapacki died Jan. 31, 1929.

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