Remembering Stanisław Szukalski

On May 19th, we honor the legacy of Stanisław Szukalski (13 December 1893 – 19 May 1987), a sculptor whose life journey was as remarkable as his artistic creations.

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De Paul University History Students Explore Polish Heritage at the Polish Museum

This year the Polish Museum of America is honored to be part of the Polish Heritage Month programs sponsored by the Chicago Public Library. Museum tour guides will be leading tour groups registered through the Chicago Public Library program throughout the month of October.

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Remembering the Surrealist Legacy of Zdzisław Beksiński on the Anniversary of His Death

Today is another anniversary of the death of Zdzisław Beksiński - one of the most prominent Polish artists, known primarily for his unique, surrealistic creations.

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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.

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Ludwika Nitschowa 33 commemoration of death

She was born Dec. 6, 1889, in Poland. On this day we remember Ludwika Nitschowa, Polish sculptor and pedagogue who died on March 28, 1989.

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The Art of Jan Henryk de Rosen at the PMA

In this episode, we invite you to learn about the most recognizable artifact at the Polish Museum of America (PMA)

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