Remembering Stanisław Szukalski

On May 19th, we honor the legacy of Stanisław Szukalski (13 December 1893 – 19 May 1987), a sculptor whose life journey was as remarkable as his artistic creations.

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Remembering Pope John Paul II

On April 2nd, we commemorate the passing of a beloved figure whose impact transcended borders and touched millions worldwide. Karol Wojtyła, known to the world as Pope John Paul II, left an indelible mark on history through his unwavering faith, profound wisdom, and tireless dedication to peace and justice.

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Remembering Ludwika Nitschowa

On March 28 we celebrate the remarkable life and contributions of Ludwika Nitschowa, a multifaceted artist whose legacy continues to inspire generations.

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Remembering Konstanty Laszczka

March 23 marks the anniversary of the passing of Konstanty Laszczka, a remarkable figure in Polish art history. As a sculptor, painter, and graphic artist, his legacy continues to inspire generations. In Kraków, he not only distinguished himself as a professor and rector of the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine

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Celebrating Chopin’s 214th Birthday and Musical Legacy

Happy Birthday to Fryderyk Chopin! Today, we celebrate the 214th anniversary of the birth of the legendary composer and pianist, born on March 1, 1810. The exact birth date of Fryderyk Chopin is shrouded in mystery, with conflicting records suggesting either February 22 or March 1. In light of this

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The PMA Welcomes ‘Portrait of Jane’ by Theodore Modra

Exciting News at the Polish Museum of America! We are thrilled to announce a remarkable addition to our collection - the stunning "Portrait of Jane" (circa 1926) by Theodore Modra, a Polish-born artist known for his mastery honed in Paris and Munich. This masterpiece, generously donated by Stanley and Ewa

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Remembering the Legacy of Zdzisław Beksiński on the Anniversary of his Death

February 21 marks another anniversary of Zdzisław Beksiński's passing. In 2017, the Polish Museum of America in Chicago proudly hosted the first US exhibition of his works, titled "A Tale Told by the Shadows." The event showcased over 50 pieces, including paintings, drawings, and photographs, attracting art lovers nationwide. The

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Happy Birthday to Mikołaj Kopernik!

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!

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Honoring Kazimierz Wierzyński

On the 55th death anniversary of Kazimierz Wierzyński, the Polish Museum of America commemorates the esteemed poet's profound contributions to Polish literature and his unwavering dedication to his homeland.

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Celebrating 87 Years of Rich Polish Heritage at the PMA!

Over the decades, it has transformed into a focal point for connecting generations, bridging the gap between the old and the new, and safeguarding the rich tapestry of Polish culture.

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