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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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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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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Saints Peter and Paul Feast

Both are considered co-founders of the Christian community in Rome - today is the Feast Day of Apostles Peter and Paul.

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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.

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President Richard Owsiany and Managing Director Małgorzata Kot were honored

President Richard Owsiany and Managing Director Małgorzata Kot were honored by the Polish American Police Association as PAPA's Civilian Persons of the Year!

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231 Anniversary of the Constitution of May 3, 1791

Today we stand in awe and acclaim at Europe's first written democratic constitution-the Polish Constitution ratified May 3, 1791 (written in 1788).

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107th Library anniversary

On this day, April 18th, the PMA Library observes its 107th anniversary. The Library was founded in 1915 by the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.

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Virtual Pulaski Day 2022

Celebrate Pulaski Day virtually with the Polish Museum of America (PMA) on Monday, March 7, 2022.

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Presentation of Jesus in the temple

Every February 2 in Poland, we celebrate the Catholic Holy Day-Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple.

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