The Polish Museum of America had the pleasure of hosting the students from Czesław Miłosz Polish School located in Schaumburg! Their mission to teach Polish language, history, and geography, while fostering a deep connection to Polish culture, truly resonated with our museum's values.
Celebrate Mikołaj Kopernik's revolutionary contributions to astronomy with us! Explore our collection, including an announcement from Jagiellonian University dating back to 1873, and a unique photograph featuring a sculpture by Stanislaw Szukalski. Join us in honoring Kopernik's enduring legacy and the artistic expressions inspired by his ideas!
The Polish Museum of America hosted the Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict, exploring history and learning about their inspiring work. Grateful for their visit, we look forward to hosting them again!
We welcomed Dr. Michal Mraczek, an assistant professor from Wroclaw, for research at our library, guided by our expert Krystyna Grell. Our extensive collection of Polish books invites all knowledge seekers to explore literature and history, making books the finest companions on any journey.
Discover the restoration journey of seven paintings commissioned for the 1939 New York World's Fair in this lecture by the Polish Museum of America and Loyola University Chicago's Polish Studies Program. Explore the intersection of art, history, and cultural heritage as the speakers guide you from Le Moyne College Library
On Nov. 6, 2023, Jeff Kelch began digitizing "Dziennik dla wszystkich", a significant resource for Polish American genealogy in Buffalo, NY, from 1907 to 1957. Sponsored by PGSNYS (pgsnys.online). In spring 2023, 16,127 pages from 1942-1944 were digitized, with plans for quarterly issues from 1941 and 1945-1948.
This year the Polish Museum of America is honored to be part of the Polish Heritage Month programs sponsored by the Chicago Public Library. Museum tour guides will be leading tour groups registered through the Chicago Public Library program throughout the month of October.