Discover the restoration journey of seven paintings commissioned for the 1939 New York World's Fair in this lecture by the Polish Museum of America and Loyola University Chicago's Polish Studies Program. Explore the intersection of art, history, and cultural heritage as the speakers guide you from Le Moyne College Library
Join us on October 14th at 6 p.m. as we delve into the captivating life of Madame Ganna Walska, a renowned beauty, opera star, and philanthropist. Discover her enduring legacy, from rebuilding the Royal Castle in Warsaw to owning the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, and creating Lotusland, a stunning
On August 31, 2023, Dr. Elżbieta Nowosielska and Dr. Aleksandra Bańkowska resumed their research at the Archives of the Polish Museum of America. They're collaborating on a project to compile a Bibliography of Polish history from the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on emigration and the Polish diaspora press between
Today we celebrate 3 May Constitution Day, which commemorates the enactment of the Polish Constitution that came into effect on 3 May 1791. On this date in Warsaw, the sejm of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth adopted the document which was the second written constitution in the world and the first in
Seven paintings by the Brotherhood of St. Luke have been returned to the National Museum in Warsaw, restoring a piece of Poland's cultural heritage. The Polish Museum of America and Loyola University Chicago recently presented a lecture on the return of these paintings, which were commissioned for the 1939 New
Dr. Hanna Krajewska, Director of the Archives of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, visited the Polish Museum in America twice during her stay in Chicago.