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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LOT Polish Airlines

The Polish Museum of America's final English language video for 2022 is a tribute LOT Polish Airlines highlighting artifacts and material found in the PMA's 1939 World's Fair Polish Pavilion collection. 

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The PMA welcomes our newest Heritage Life Members Lou and Charlene | PMA

Being a Heritage Life Member is a great honor. Heritage Life Members are recognized for their dedication to preserving the past and ensuring that our national heritage is not forgotten. They are given special discounts and privileges. Heritage Life Members also receive recognition for their efforts and contributions to the

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Zapal Światło Wolności

Zapraszamy do włączenia się w akcję pt. „Zapal Światło Wolności” organizowaną przez Stowarzyszenie Pamięć.

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St. Nicolaus day

St. Nicolaus - the only visible evidence of his life and legacy is the magnificent basilica of St. Nicholas in Bari.

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130th Anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski in Chicago

On Saturday, October 22, 2022, the Polish Museum of America in cooperation with Glessner House, A National Historic Landmark, in Chicago – organized an amiable and very important meeting for lovers of the life and work of Ignacy Jan Paderewski.

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The terrible German Invasion

The German Invasion of Poland – 83 years ago today || September 1, 1939 - September 1, 2022

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The State funeral for Maria Mirecka Lorys

The state funeral for Maria Mirecka Loryś, Polonian activist, Home Army veteran, and long-time Member of the Polish Museum of America, will be held in Warsaw on Wednesday, August 17 at 10AM.

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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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