Dmuchowski & Owinski: Recognizing Polish Language

Polish Language Fluency by American  Students can and should be recognized on High School Transcripts  Possible in less than one year for 24+ States that already recognize fluency in other languages (over 11 other languages particip ate). Why not Polish? Yes, it can easily be done: Achieving a Polish Seal of Biliteracy! How? Please Read […]

Outreach continues with Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Since 2014, Mrs. Teresa Wontor-Cichy has been a familiar figure at The Polish Mission.  She’s a prominent historian at Research Centre of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum (A-BSM) in Oświęcim, Poland, and she’s a distinguished presenter of the history of Auschwitz amidst the Forbidden Art traveling exhibition, presented in North America by The Polish Mission in […]

Maple Syrup Season at The Polish Mission!

Welcome to the splash page for all things maple syrup at The Polish Mission.  2017 is the first time in 100 years that maple syrup will be made at the historic campus of the Orchard Lake Schools!  Armed with a permit from the fire department, over 110 gallons of sweet sap so far (215 gallons […]

On the Bank of the Hudson

The Polish Mission Commemorates the 72nd Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz at West Point Tadeusz Kościuszko is a name that may be familiar, but also one about which few details can be recalled by many today. Though his figure in bronze and stone adorns many beautiful places in in our country, few are aware […]

Folk Dancing? You betcha.

The Polish Folk Dance Festival took a place at the American Polish Cultural Center on Saturday, February 11, 2017, celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Polish Mission was a proud sponsor of this event and was there to be a part of Polish cultural life in metro Detroit. The event begun with Polish and American anthems […]

72nd Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz at West Point

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT (Wednesday February 8 2017, 3:17 pm EST): The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning in effect from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST on Thursday, February 9.  All guests are advised to take responsible measures for personal safety in consideration of severe weather.  DO NOT attempt travel is you feel unsafe. […]

Advancing Our Language

As many of you know our Polish Language Coordinator Marzanna Owinski has recently returned for a business trip to Boston for the national convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).  ACTFL is the premier organization for the development and propagation of foreign language education.  With over 12,000 members from across […]

Forbidden Art is Coming to Wixom!

The powerful and moving exhibition and educational Forbidden Art project will soon be at the Wixom Public Library!  This venue, the seventeenth in the United States, will mark the first time a municipality has undertaken the responsibility to honor the memory of the Holocaust by offering the premier program to their community.  To attend the […]

Authenticity and Memory: Forbidden Art Premiers at University of Michigan-Dearborn

Authenticity is something all of us seek in each and every part of our lives.  It’s what we need in the relationships with the people around us; it’s what is required of our professors and teachers when we want to educate ourselves; it’s what an artist intimately sculpts into the most beautiful works of art.  […]

Forbidden Art at University of Michigan-Dearborn

Welcome to the information page for our partnership with the University of Michigan-Dearborn, for Forbidden Art, presented in North America by The Polish Mission in exclusive cooperation with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum of Poland.  Please check this page frequently, since updates and related media will be posted here as they come! Forbidden Art was created […]