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 […]

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.  […]

Rebuilding our past

The Polish Mission Honors the 72nd Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising “Tense” couldn’t begin to describe the moments in that late afternoon on August 1.  It was 1944 and for the residents of Warsaw, every tick of the clock struck like hammer in anticipation of what was to happen.  For almost five years Warsaw had […]

Join Us Downtown for a Panel Discussion!

All are welcome to a special event and discussion panel hosted by the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue on Wednesday, August 24, at 5:30 pm.  Offered in partnership with The Polish Mission of the Orchard Lake Schools, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw, Poland), and the Polish Consulate of Chicago. The Isaac […]

Full House for Constitution Day at The Polish Mission!

The Polish Mission Hosts Constitution Day Celebration with Polish-American Congress Colleagues In our modern world, with all of its fast-paced dynamism, if people create something that has lasted 225 years, it’s a considerable accomplishment.  This year, as many know marks the 225th anniversary of the Polish Constitution of 1791, originally ratified on May 3rd.  For […]

OLS Plans Piano Dedication Concert Honoring Donor

Media Contact:  Josh James, Director, St. Mary’s Prep Band, (248-683-0414); JJ Przewozniak, Curator of Collections, The Polish Mission (248-738-6720) Email:  jjames@stmaryprep.com; jjprzewozniak@orchardlakeschools.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE —  Grand Piano Dedication Concert to Feature Notable Performers as Part of 225th Anniversary of Polish Constitution Day at OLS Campus    ORCHARD LAKE, Mich. (4-26-2016) – On Sunday, May […]

Join us for the Annual Polish Constitution Day Celebration!

Welcome to the homepage for the 2016 Polish Constitution Day Celebration at The Polish Mission!  This is where you will be able to find the most up-to-date information for all the event details. “Join us for our annual Polish Constitution Day Celebration at the Orchard Lake Schools campus on May 1, 2016! Starting with Polish […]

Orchard Lake Ambassadors Lead the Way

Mark Levandoski and Walter Bala take great strides to preserve Polish Mission Art The Orchard Lake Schools Ambassadors are the cream of the crop.  Ever since 1974, ambassadors are those who are recognized for some of the most generous financial contributions to the Orchard Lake Schools endowment, ensuring that all entities on campus have a […]