The official opening of the Museum took place exactly 86 years ago!

86 years ago today, the Museum opened its doors for the first time in the PRCUA Auditorium. Dignitaries from the Polish government, Polish-American organizations, and Chicago officials were all in attendance to celebrate this momentous occasion!

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Cheers to the New Year!

With warm appreciation for your support, we wish you and your family Peace, Joy, Hope and Good Will throughout the New Year The Polish Museum of America The PMA will be open on December 31, and will reopen on January 3 for tours.

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Zyczenia swiateczne MPA | Merry Christmas from PMA

Zyczenia swiateczne MPA | Merry Christmas from PMA

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Donation of Crèche / Szopka to the Polish Museum of America

The Donation of Crèche is a beautiful piece of art that showcases the Nativity scene. The figures are detailed and intricately crafted, making it an incredibly meaningful representation of the Christmas story. The delicate details of the figures and animals bring to life the story of the birth of Jesus,

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130th Anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski in Chicago

The PMA invites you to view its newest film, capturing a special event held in conjunction with Glessner House, commemorating the 130th anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski's first visit to Chicago.

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MSI’s Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

Don’t miss your chance to create unique holiday memories and see a tree decorated in honor of Poland. Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light are open from November 16, 2022 until January 4th, 2023, and are included in Museum Entry.

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Happy Thanksgiving 2022!

We wish you and your loved ones a bountiful and blessed Thanksgiving and hope that the spirit of gratitude remains in our hearts every day. The Polish Museum of America In observance of Thanksgiving, the Museum will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25; and open on

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Harcerze wraz z Muzeum Polskim w Ameryce

The Polish Scouting Organization and the Polish Museum of America commemorated Polish Independence Day with a mass at Holy Trinity Church and a play by the scouts at the PMA.

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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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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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