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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Maria Sklodowska-Curie’s 155th Birthday

The 155th birthday of one of the most famous female scientists of all time - Maria Skłodowska-Curie.

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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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Tadeusz Kosciuszko’s Name’s Day

Tadeusz Kosciuszko’s Name’s Day - Imieniny - at the Polish Museum of America sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation. Congratulations to this year’s honoree, President of the Polish Museum of America Richard Owsiany.

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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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Advocates Society

Judges Night at the Polish Museum of America

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Chicago Cultural Alliance

While the health ramifications of the pandemic are well known, there was also a loss of group and individual interaction, enforced by government fiat and also a certain reluctance to meet with others until one felt “safe”.

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6th annual Chopin in the City Festival at the Polish Museum of America

A special event, part of The 6th annual Chopin in the City Festival at the Polish Museum of America was held on October 16, 2022.

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The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation

On Monday, September 19, 2022, The Polish Museum of America Library received a donation of old books from Jerri and Gary Williams.

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Amazing donation

On Friday, August 19, 2022, the Polish Museum of America received a historical donation from Elizabeth Jachimowicz Fanuzzi. Among other items, the donation included three maps: "Polonia Regnum et Silesia Ducatus" by Willem Janszoon Blaeu.

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