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The Polish Museum of America
984 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642-4101
Telephone: (773) 384-3352
Fax: (773) 384-3799

Visit us!

Coming Up:


“Art for Heart 2014” - Call for Artists

Application deadline - Friday, August 1, 2014

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The Museum  

will be closed to the public on

Saturday, August 23, 2014


Note on contacting museum personnel:


Please submit inquiries to Library inquiries may be sent to To accommodate staff availability, please allow two business days minimum for reply. 


To schedule a group tour, please leave a detailed message at (773) 384-3352, ext. 2102 or 2106 (Mon-Fri), or send an email to, with the subject line: Group Tour request.

Additional information can be found in the Tour Policies & Request form: PDF


IMPORTANT Announcements:


In observance of Independence Day

the Museum and Library

will be CLOSED on

Friday, July 4, 2014


All proceeds from Michał Korzistka’s benefit concert

to support The Polish Museum of America Library

“Rare Book Conservation Project”

Polish Museum of America

June 27, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.

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Exhibit runs through Sunday, August 3, 2014


Martin Scorsese Presents
Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Gene Siskel Film Center

May 4-July 2

Special discount offer for Friends of the PMA!

Show times & ticket information: PDF

Gene Siskel Film Center website


please call (773) 782-2601


Press Release: PDF

Reservation Ticket: PDF



The Museum and Library

will close at 3:00 p.m.

on Friday, June 6, 2014

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In observance of Memorial Day

the Museum and Library

will be CLOSED on

Monday, May 26, 2014





In observance of Good Friday and Easter

the Museum and Library

will be OPEN on

Thursday, April 17, 2014 &

will be CLOSED on

Friday, April 18, 2014 &

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Join us on April 15 at the PMA to discuss

The Grasinski Girls by Mary Erdmans,

with discussion leader, Joanna Wojdon,

historian from University of Wrocław, Poland

& Fulbright Scholar at Loyola.

Registration required.

Details & more information: PDF


Prepare for Easter with the PMA — Saturday, April 12, 2014


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Exhibit runs through April 13th

For more information, click here


Details & tickets

Movie trailer

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The public is invited to celebrate Pulaski Day on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall of The Polish Museum of America (PMA), 984 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. The presence of distinguished leaders of national, state, county, and city government is anticipated, as well as leaders of Polonia. A short program of speakers will take place, concluding with an official wreath laying ceremony at the painting, Pulaski at Savannah, by Stanislaw Kaczor Batowski. Admission is free.


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Doors open at 9 a.m. Please use new entryway on Augusta Boulevard.

General Museum tours will not be permitted. Museum and PRCUA building will close at 1 p.m.


PMA & Chopin Theatre

have the pleasure to invite you for

a Special Benefit Performance

of the spectacular Rose & The Rime

Saturday, March 1st, 3:00 p.m.

Chopin Theatre

1543 W. Division St., Chicago

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The Polish Museum of America 2014 Pulaski Day Scholarships


UPDATE: Scholarship program is now closed.


The PMA is pleased to announce The Polish Museum of America Pulaski Day Scholarship Program. The scholarship recipients will be introduced at the annual official State of Illinois Pulaski Day Celebration to be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 in the Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall of the PMA during the 10 a.m. program. The PMA will select two recipients. Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship applicable for the 2014-2015 school year. High school seniors and college students are encouraged to apply. Submissions must be received no later than Tuesday morning, February 25, 2014, by 11 a.m. with no exceptions.


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Continued Financial Support from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage PDF


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The Mission of The Polish Museum of America, an integral part of the dynamic mosaic of Polish life in Chicago, is to promulgate the rich cultural history of the Polish people by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and displaying materials related to this heritage; and to integrate these resources into appropriate programs, activities, and exhibitions that enrich the intellectual and artistic lives of all members of society.
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