SGH Visits the PMA
We were so excited to host guests from the SGH Warsaw School of Economics at our museum today! Thank you to Dr. Lidia Filus, Professor and Chair of Mathematics at Northeastern Illinois University for coordinating this visit.
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.
The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski.
The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski. Wiesław Tadeusz ‘Ted’ Chodorowski (January 4, 1929 - June 10, 2022)
Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor
Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor - The official designation was passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker on June 10th.
General Józef Chłopicki
On June 3, 2022, at the PMA Sabina Logisz Great Hall, an epochal event took place. Not one, but two medals issued to General Józef Chłopicki, a Polish and French officer from the Revolutionary periods in Poland and France, were presented.
Museum Summer Hours | Memorial Day
Let us help with your Memorial Day Weekend plans: beat the heat and join us at the PMA every Sunday from 11AM to 4PM! The museum will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the holiday. MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS As of Sunday, May 29th, the museum will be
Lucie Bucki | Dzień Matki
Thank you to Lucie Bucki (Volunteer of the Year) for stopping by our museum today with treats for our staff and volunteers in honor of Dzień Matki! Mother’s Day is celebrated in Poland on May 26 every year, a custom that’s remained since 1923. Happy Mother’s Day to all the
Birthday commemoration of the late Stephen Kusmierczak Sr.
Mr. Stephen Kusmierczak Sr. was born on May 23, 1926 in Poland. In 2011, Stephen Kusmierczak Jr. together with his mother, Elizabeth Ann Kusmierczak ceremoniously opened the Fine Arts Gallery in honor of his parents.
Happy International Museum Day!
We're so grateful for our visitors and community, who have supported us since our establishment in 1937 as the Museum and Archives of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.
International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world today, on May 12 which is the birth date of Florence Nightingale.