Summer farming season theme in PMA Painting

Summer and Fall are for harvest, and winter is for resting. Summer farming season theme in PMA Painting.

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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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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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42nd Summer Gala – our galleries

After a three-year absence, we were finally able to host an in-person event at Cafe LaCave. Thank you to all of our donors, sponsors, participants and guests who made the 42nd Summer Gala a resounding success.

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Children’s Day (Dzień Dziecka)

Happy Children's Day! In Poland, Dzień Dziecka has been celebrated on June 1st since 1952, when activities and festivities are organized for children by schools, towns, and families. This special day often includes presents, field trips, and outdoor outings that mark the beginning of summer.

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Museum Summer Hours | Memorial Day

Let us help with your Memorial Day Weekend plans: beat the heat and join us at the PMA every Sunday from 11AM to 4PM! The museum will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the holiday. MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS As of Sunday, May 29th, the museum will be

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55 commemoration of Sister Stanisia’s death

We remember the best-known Polish American Catholic nun turned artist and painter Sister Stanisia.

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7 Hip And Creative Things To Check Out In Chicago This Summer

#5 Zdzislaw Beksinski Exhibit at Polish Museum of America That Chicagoland boasts the largest population of Polish people outside of Warsaw, Poland, is common knowledge. So, in The Windy City, there’s an appreciation for Polish people, their history, their culture. Few organizations showcase and celebrate that to depths that Polish

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