The official opening of the Museum took place exactly 86 years ago!

86 years ago today, the Museum opened its doors for the first time in the PRCUA Auditorium. Dignitaries from the Polish government, Polish-American organizations, and Chicago officials were all in attendance to celebrate this momentous occasion!

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Polska Szkoła im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego w Niles

Serdecznie dziękujemy Polskiej Szkole im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego za zorganizowanie pięknej uroczystości pasowania na uczniów i urodzin Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego!

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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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The 75th Anniversary Gala of the Polish American Medical Society

The meeting was attended by medical professionals, museum representatives (Richard Owsiany, Malgorzata Kot and Jan Lorys) and many special guests including prof. Tomasz Grodzki, Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, dr. Waldemar Kraska, Secretary of State, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Poland, prof. Alicja

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Happy Anniversary!

Today, the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA) celebrates its 149th anniversary.

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Delegation from Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Today, August 5, 2022, the PMA was visited by a delegation from Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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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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Pope John Paul II

May marks a number of momentous events for Pope John Paul II, a remarkable man of courage who bore witness before the church and the world to God's Goodness and Mercy.

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President Richard Owsiany and Managing Director Małgorzata Kot were honored

President Richard Owsiany and Managing Director Małgorzata Kot were honored by the Polish American Police Association as PAPA's Civilian Persons of the Year!

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