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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Chicago Cultural Alliance

While the health ramifications of the pandemic are well known, there was also a loss of group and individual interaction, enforced by government fiat and also a certain reluctance to meet with others until one felt “safe”.

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Happy Anniversary!

Today, the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA) celebrates its 149th anniversary.

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Chicago Fire Saturday Night!

Thank you to everyone who came to the Chicago Fire game Saturday night! #VamosFire #CF97 #ChicagoFire

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Feast Day of St. John the Baptist

He is the well known relative of Jesus of Nazareth who was born to St. Elizabeth, cousin of the Virgin Mary and Zechariah in the Herodian kingdom of Judea.

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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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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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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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78 Anniversary of Polish Victory Battle at Monte Cassino

May 18, 1944, marks a very special day for WWII history-the Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation

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