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.

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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.

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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.

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International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world today, on May 12 which is the birth date of Florence Nightingale.

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World sculpture Day (last Saturday in April)

History books tell us the word sculpture #InternationalSculptureDay comes from Latin sculpere which means to carve.

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Jan Zumbach 107 birthday commemoration

On this day, April 15, 1915, author of bestseller like "On wings of war-My life as a pilot adventurer", but above all Polish WWII pilot ace Jan Eugeniusz Ludwik Zumbach was born in Warsaw, Poland.

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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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World Day of Mathematics

UNESCO established a worldwide day of appreciation for the discipline of math featuring this year a special global set of short presentations about mathematics by speakers in 5 languages.

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Polish National Anthem

Today the Mikołaj Kopernik Polish Saturday School visited the PMA.

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Jozef Rapacki – 93 commemoration of death

On this day January 31 we remember Jozef Rapacki, one of the most noted and nostalgic Polish painters. Born March 19, 1871, in Warsaw, Rapacki died Jan. 31, 1929.

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