130th Anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski in Chicago

On Saturday, October 22, 2022, the Polish Museum of America in cooperation with Glessner House, A National Historic Landmark, in Chicago – organized an amiable and very important meeting for lovers of the life and work of Ignacy Jan Paderewski.

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Advocates Society

Judges Night at the Polish Museum of America

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Chicago Cultural Alliance

While the health ramifications of the pandemic are well known, there was also a loss of group and individual interaction, enforced by government fiat and also a certain reluctance to meet with others until one felt “safe”.

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The 75th Anniversary Gala of the Polish American Medical Society

The meeting was attended by medical professionals, museum representatives (Richard Owsiany, Malgorzata Kot and Jan Lorys) and many special guests including prof. Tomasz Grodzki, Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, dr. Waldemar Kraska, Secretary of State, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Poland, prof. Alicja

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6th annual Chopin in the City Festival at the Polish Museum of America

A special event, part of The 6th annual Chopin in the City Festival at the Polish Museum of America was held on October 16, 2022.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Amazing donation

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.

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