Thank You for Coming!

We’re big on teamwork here at The Polish Mission. Whether it’s working with our coworkers here on campus, or across the Atlantic Ocean via Skype with our colleagues in Poland, teamwork is absolutely essential for us. Most of our supporters and followers are well aware of the many organizations with which we’ve partnered over the […]

Bringing Up History

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 carries an incomparable message of heroism to those who would listen.  For those whose hearts are Polish, the history of those times in 1944 is a familiar tale of survival, valor, heartache, and strength.  For others, Poland’s role in the Second World War is a distant afterthought to the struggles […]

Conservation Workshop – Join Us!

Thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland, it’s our privilege to host a world-renowned team of experts here at The Polish Mission. Dr. Marek Kolyszko, Dariusz Subocz, and Adam Korcz are here all the way from Poland’s Torun and Grebocin, and they’re experts in the fields of archaeology […]

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 […]