Beautiful unveiling anniversary of Batowski’s “Pulaski at Savannah”

During summer vacation, when we joyfully indulge in the pleasures of the sun and holiday air, we commemorate the exceptional anniversary of the unveiling of the centerpiece of the PMA’s Great Hall. The oil painting, dated 1931, was unveiled at the Art Institute of Chicago on July 10, 1934, by

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Happy Independence Day from PMA

Happy Independence Day from The Polish Museum of America! Z okazji Święta Niepodległości Muzeum Polskie w Ameryce przesyła Państwu najlepsze życzenia!

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski Goes Home – 81st Anniversary

On this day, we commemorate the loss of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, who died in New York 81 years ago on June 29, 1941, yet the story of his burial is one that wasn’t complete until 51 years after his death.

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The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski.

The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski. Wiesław Tadeusz ‘Ted’ Chodorowski (January 4, 1929 - June 10, 2022)

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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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Polish Constitution Day Parade

Dear PMA Members and Friends! The Polish Museum of America and Library will be closed on Saturday, May 7th. All PMA visitors are encouraged to attend the Parade and Concert.

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World Book Day

On #WorldBookDay, UNESCO reminds us of the power books have as symbols of hope and social change.

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Good Friday

Mercy, peace, and love: we wish you and your loved ones a blessed Good Friday.

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The PMA mourns the loss of Life Member Helena Sromek

Helena Sromek, age 78, of Chicago, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer.

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Meet the Author – Regina Wasiak-Taylor

The Polish Museum of America Library hosted a “Meet the Author” Polish-language event with author Regina Wasiak-Taylor.

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