87th Anniversary of the Polish Museum of America | PMA
On October 15, 1935, the Polish Museum of America was established by the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Board of Directors. This is the legacy of legendary Poles who immigrated to America.
The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation
On Monday, September 19, 2022, The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation of old books from Jerri and Gary Williams.
Maria Koc and Adam Bala Visit
Thank you to Maria Koc - Senator RP (Senate of Poland), and Conductor Adam Bala for stopping by the museum on Sunday! The long weekend was eventful for us with the 40th Anniversary of the Taste of Polonia Festival, where our guests headed after their visit.
Polish Army Veterans Association Post 90 continues its support of the PMA
During a ceremony held at the museum on August 29, 2022, PAVA Post 90 presented the PMA with a generous financial donation of $20,000. PAVA Post 90 was represented by Andrzej Janczak, Commander; Tomasz Dąbrowski, Deputy Commander and Financial Secretary; and Bogdan Strumiński, Supporting Member.
On Friday, August 19, 2022, the Polish Museum of America received a historical donation from Elizabeth Jachimowicz Fanuzzi. Among other items, the donation included three maps: "Polonia Regnum et Silesia Ducatus" by Willem Janszoon Blaeu.
Explore one of the largest and oldest ethnic museums in the United States as a group! Take advantage of tours led by knowledgeable and passionate docents, no matter your group's special interests.
The State funeral for Maria Mirecka Lorys
The state funeral for Maria Mirecka Loryś, Polonian activist, Home Army veteran, and long-time Member of the Polish Museum of America, will be held in Warsaw on Wednesday, August 17 at 10AM.
Delegation from Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Today, August 5, 2022, the PMA was visited by a delegation from Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
PMA Day at the Chicago Fire
This event is a fundraiser for the Polish Museum of America and a portion of the (discounted!) ticket price shall be donated to the PMA.
National Ice Cream Day
Wherever you choose to get your ice cream fix today, be sure to stop into the museum to see the rest of our "Polish Chicago: 1850-1939" exhibit.