Polish Language Schools: A Tour of Our Museum’s Collection and Exhibits
Academy of Polish Language and Culture (Akademia Języka Polskiego i Kultury im. Marszałka J. Piłsudskiego) and Nicholaus Copernicus Polish School (Polska Szkoła Mikołaja Kopernika) – thank you for your interest in Polish history, culture, and language.
BG Casimir Pulaski Day
Illinois celebrates Pulaski Day on March 6 to honor Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, who played a crucial role in the American Revolution. Join the annual celebration of his life at PMA-online to learn more about his legacy and Poland's contribution to America's defeat over Great Britain.
The Polish Museum of America recently met with Erica Griffin, the director of education at the Chicago History Museum, to discuss partnership opportunities for the CHM's exhibition project, Back/Home: Polish Chicago. During the meeting, the PMA staff and CHM explored various strategies for school programs and public and community engagement.
Happy Birthday Mikolaj Kopernik
This Sunday February 19 the world will stop to observe the 550th anniversary of the birth of Nicholaus Copernicus - the Polish astronomer who stopped the Sun and moved the Earth as our Polish saying goes!
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!
World Refugee Day – June 20
We recall the plight and suffering of millions of women, children and the elderly throughout the world whose lives were terribly impacted by sometimes natural disasters, most often however by armed conflicts.
Birthday commemoration of the late Stephen Kusmierczak Sr.
Mr. Stephen Kusmierczak Sr. was born on May 23, 1926 in Poland. In 2011, Stephen Kusmierczak Jr. together with his mother, Elizabeth Ann Kusmierczak ceremoniously opened the Fine Arts Gallery in honor of his parents.
Happy International Museum Day!
We're so grateful for our visitors and community, who have supported us since our establishment in 1937 as the Museum and Archives of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.
International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world today, on May 12 which is the birth date of Florence Nightingale.
World sculpture Day (last Saturday in April)
History books tell us the word sculpture #InternationalSculptureDay comes from Latin sculpere which means to carve.