Helena Paderewska – 166th Anniversary of Birth

Helena Rosen was born to a Polish father and Greek mother in Warsaw on August 1, 1856.

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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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Feast Day of St. John the Baptist

He is the well known relative of Jesus of Nazareth who was born to St. Elizabeth, cousin of the Virgin Mary and Zechariah in the Herodian kingdom of Judea.

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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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Women’s Day 2022

Happy International Women’s Day! Wszystkiego najlepszego z okazji Międzynarodowego Dnia Kobiet!

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Presentation of Jesus in the temple

Every February 2 in Poland, we celebrate the Catholic Holy Day-Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple.

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103 anniversary of the League of Nations

On this day 103 years ago, January 25, 1919, the League of Nations was conceived by the Paris Peace Conference.

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National Day of commemoration on the Anniversary of Greater Poland Insurrection

On this day we not only commemorate the 103 anniversary of the Greater Poland Uprising but this is the first time when December 27 is celebrated as the National Day of the victorious Greater Poland Uprising.

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski Birthday

November 6 is the 161 anniversary of the birthday of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Poland's greatest composer, and pianist after Frederick Chopin, who served as PM and Foreign Secretary in 1919.

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