Happy Polish National Flag Day!

On May 2nd we proudly celebrate the rich history and symbolism behind the white-and-red banner that represents the spirit and resilience of Poland.

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Happy Independence Day 2023!

The Offices of the PRCUA, PMA and Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, in observance of Independence Day.

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Juneteenth 2023

Of the 4,000 Poles who joined the Northern armies, many had military experience in Europe. This included General Włodzimierz Krzyzanowski, who fought in the failed military expedition and insurrection of 1846 and escaped to America.

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Memorial Day 2023

The museum will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of the holiday. Enjoy the day with your loved ones while keeping in mind those who served and sacrificed.

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Happy Polish Mother’s Day!

Today, we gather to celebrate one of the most cherished holidays on the calendar—a day dedicated to honoring and expressing gratitude to our beloved mothers for their unwavering dedication in raising us. On this special occasion, we extend our heartfelt wishes to all the remarkable mothers who selflessly invest their

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BG Casimir Pulaski Day

Illinois celebrates Pulaski Day on March 6 to honor Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, who played a crucial role in the American Revolution. Join the annual celebration of his life at PMA-online to learn more about his legacy and Poland's contribution to America's defeat over Great Britain.

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2023 President’s Day

Happy Presidents' Day from the Polish Museum of America. Życzenia dobrego Dnia Prezydentów od Muzeum Polskiego w Ameryce!

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MSI’s Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

Don’t miss your chance to create unique holiday memories and see a tree decorated in honor of Poland. Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light are open from November 16, 2022 until January 4th, 2023, and are included in Museum Entry.

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St. Nicolaus day

St. Nicolaus - the only visible evidence of his life and legacy is the magnificent basilica of St. Nicholas in Bari.

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Polish National Flag Day and World Day of Polonia

On this day the Polish diaspora around the world celebrates its holiday-the International Day of Polonia.

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