OnThisDay in 1939 the New York World’s Fair officially opened

#OnThisDay, April 30, 1939 - 152 anniversary of the oath given by the first US President George Washington - the New York World's Fair officially opened.

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JP II Canonization

Today we honor the canonization of Pope John Paul II at St. Peter's Square on April 27, 2014, carried out by Pope Francis with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

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Easter time 2021

During this special and holy time of awakening, Easter greetings from the Polish Museum of America.

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Triduum 2021

This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we observe the Paschal (Easter) Triduum-three of the holiest days of obligation for Christians.

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March 27 we salute World Theatre Day

The International Theatre Institute (ITI) is popularizing this art since 1962, inviting acting communities each March to hold events and stage plays to mark this occasion.

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International Women’s Day 2021

March 8 is International Women's Day and let’s celebrate by meeting some outstanding historic Chicago Polonia Women’s Assns.

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Virtual Pulaski Day 2021

Thank you to our sponsors, speakers, performers, production crew, volunteers and staff for staging a successful 2021 Virtual Pulaski Day Commemoration.

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Grandmother’s Day (Dzień Babci)

Today, January 21 we celebrate Grandmother’s Day (pol. Dzień Babci) and January 22 we appreciate Grandfather’s Day (pol. Dzień Dziadka).

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Conservation of PMA Art Works Preserving the Past for the Future

“Conservation of PMA Art Works. Preserving the Past for the Future” we reveal secrets and challenges of the art restoration process.

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Two artists from the collection of the Polish Museum of America

Two artists from the collection of the Polish Museum of America - Henryk Grunwald and Wladyslaw Benda celebrate their birthdays today.

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