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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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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Chicago Magazine – PMA exhibit one of the 10 attractions to view in Chicago this April!

Chicago Magazine/chicagohotels.org featured our temporary exhibition as one of the “10 events to visit in Chicago this April”!

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Ludwika Nitschowa 33 commemoration of death

She was born Dec. 6, 1889, in Poland. On this day we remember Ludwika Nitschowa, Polish sculptor and pedagogue who died on March 28, 1989.

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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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55 commemoration of Sister Stanisia’s death

We remember the best-known Polish American Catholic nun turned artist and painter Sister Stanisia.

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73 Commemoration of Mieczyslaw Haiman’s death

January 15, we recollect the founder and first director of the PMA - Mieczyslaw Haiman.

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krawczynski collection opening

Elżbieta i Krzysztof Krawczyński Collection Grand Opening – photo gallery

Photo gallery from the opening of a new exhibit of Polish modern art from the collection of Elżbieta and Krzysztof Krawczynski.

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The City. Recognize – Grand Opening

The exhibition is organized by selected artists working at the Department of Painting and Drawing, including: Dariusz Subocz, Joanna Marcinkowska, Tomasz Kalitko, and Marcin Lorenc. It presents various creative and academic approaches.

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