Happy Valentine’s Day from the Polish Museum of America!

As we celebrate Valentine's Day, let's explore its historical roots from the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia to its transformation into a Christian feast honoring St. Valentine.

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PRCUA: Polish Daily News Person of the Year 2023!

Congrats to the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, named 2023 Person/Organization of the Year! Cheers to President James Robaczewski, Vice-President Micheline Jaminski, and Secretary Treasurer Agnes Bastrzyk. Celebrating 150 years of service and community building! Na zdrowie!

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Commemorating the January Uprising at the Polish Museum of America

Celebrating the 161st anniversary of Poland's January Insurrection (1863-1864), the unbroken spirit of Polish families, from Pulaski to Traugutt, shaped resilience. Jasienica highlighted 1863's role in Poland's 1918 independence. Explore history at the Polish Museum of America in 2024.

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Honoring Wincenty Witos!

The Polish Sejm has declared 2024 as the Year of Wincenty Witos, commemorating the 150th anniversary of this influential statesman's birth, highlighting his pivotal role in Polish history, from defending Warsaw against the Red Army to contributing to the democratic Constitution of 1921.

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Wielcy Polacy w kolekcji Muzeum Polskiego w Ameryce – video

"Great Poles in PMA Collections" unveils the rich history of Polish culture. Explore inspiring stories of women like Halina Modrzejewska and iconic figures such as Tadeusz Kościuszko, showcasing their enduring impact in the Polish Museum of America's collections.

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Deaf Group’s Visit to Polish Museum’s 150th Anniversary Exhibition for the PRCUA

Breaking Barriers and Bridging Histories: A Special Visit by the Schaumburg Township Deaf Social and Support Group to the Polish Museum of America on its 150th Anniversary

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Lost Boyz Inc. Pays a Visit to the Polish Museum of America

The Polish Museum of America hosted special guests from Lost Boyz Inc., a Chicago-based organization empowering underprivileged youth through sports. Come explore our museum and support Lost Boyz Inc.'s mission at https://www.lostboyzinc.org.

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Explore the Legacy of Jan Ignacy Paderewski on his Death Anniversary

On June 29th, we commemorate the death anniversary of Jan Ignacy Paderewski, a remarkable figure in Polish history and music. Explore his captivating world through insightful videos on YouTube and visit the Paderewski Room at the Polish Museum of America to see the remarkable collection firsthand!

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9th PIASA Conference on Polish Studies

At the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America (PIASA) Midwestern Conference on December 2, 1942, the Archives and Museum of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA) – now the Polish Museum of America (PMA), hosted a closed session for the Commission for Research on Polish Immigration.

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Touring with The Brotherhood of Roosters

The Polish Museum of America was visited by members of The Brotherhood of Roosters - one of Europe and Poland's oldest defense associations.

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