PMA – recipient of the 2021 Custodian of National Memory Award

Today the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) bestowed upon the PMA the 2021 Custodian of National Memory award.

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OnThisDay in 1939 the New York World’s Fair officially opened

#OnThisDay, April 30, 1939 - 152 anniversary of the oath given by the first US President George Washington - the New York World's Fair officially opened.

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JP II Canonization

Today we honor the canonization of Pope John Paul II at St. Peter's Square on April 27, 2014, carried out by Pope Francis with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

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Triduum 2021

This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we observe the Paschal (Easter) Triduum-three of the holiest days of obligation for Christians.

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International Women’s Day 2021

March 8 is International Women's Day and let’s celebrate by meeting some outstanding historic Chicago Polonia Women’s Assns.

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158 anniversary of the Polish January Uprising

Today we mark the 158 anniversary of the Polish January Uprising (pol. Powstanie Styczniowe).

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Konserwacja

Conservation of PMA Art Works Preserving the Past for the Future

“Conservation of PMA Art Works. Preserving the Past for the Future” we reveal secrets and challenges of the art restoration process.

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The Struggle of The Polish Theatre in Chicago to Survive

Part 2 of our video series on Polish Theater in Chicago is presented by Barbara Kozuchowska.

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko

Trailing Kościuszko in America | Ślady Kościuszki w Ameryce

The influx of Polish immigrants and exiles gives birth to a frenzy of statue building and dedicating in cities with large Polish populations. In total there are eight statues built from 1904 through 1927.

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Ryszard Owsiany

Richard Owsiany reelected!

On November 18, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Polish Museum of America elected Richard F. Owsiany to his third term as President.

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