Incredibly beautiful maps we received today

On September 14, 2021 the Polish Museum of America received four original historical maps of Poland dating between 1656 and 1799 from historian Tadeusz Gromada's personal collection.

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158 anniversary of the Polish January Uprising

Today we mark the 158 anniversary of the Polish January Uprising (pol. Powstanie Styczniowe).

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Conservation of PMA Art Works Preserving the Past for the Future

“Conservation of PMA Art Works. Preserving the Past for the Future” we reveal secrets and challenges of the art restoration process.

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Lotnictwo Polskie

The Newly Established Polish Air Force and the Polish Bolshevik War

The legacy of the three partitions of Poland in the late 18th century by Prussia, Russia, and Austria posed many unique challenges to the newly resurrected Polish State in 1918.

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The Struggle of The Polish Theatre in Chicago to Survive

Part 2 of our video series on Polish Theater in Chicago is presented by Barbara Kozuchowska.

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko

Trailing Kościuszko in America | Ślady Kościuszki w Ameryce

The influx of Polish immigrants and exiles gives birth to a frenzy of statue building and dedicating in cities with large Polish populations. In total there are eight statues built from 1904 through 1927.

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Ryszard Owsiany

Richard Owsiany reelected!

On November 18, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Polish Museum of America elected Richard F. Owsiany to his third term as President.

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Paderewski Room Part 2 – Tour Behind the Glass

On November 17, 19, and 21, 1891, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, in a series of three concerts at Carnegie Hall, in New York, began his musical adventure in America, resulting in the Master’s 20 concert tours across the United States.

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Paderewski Room Part 1 – Donation History

November 6, 2020, is the 160th anniversary of the birth of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, pianist, composer, Polish independence activist, and statesman.

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Churches in Chicago's Polish downtown

Churches in Chicago’s Polish downtown

Our next video in our series takes you through Polish Downtown and the Polish Churches.

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