A Reverent Evening at Madonna University

There is a longstanding history between the Orchard Lake Schools and Madonna University.  Our founder, Fr. Józef Dąbrowski, had a special connection with the Felician order of sisters from Poland, just as the roots of the Polish Seminary (which would later become the Orchard Lake Schools), were being established in Detroit, Michigan.  In later years, […]

What would you do with the “spoils of war?”

Our Polish Mission team has had the pleasure of being introduced to Mr. Bob Wittmann several months ago, and secured him to give a presentation at the Gloria Artis Award Dinner on October 29, 2015 in Orchard Lake, Mich. As a father of a grad from St. Mary’s Preparatory, Mr. Wittmann approached us to ask […]

Forbidden Art on Display at Madonna University

Welcome to the information page for our partnership with Madonna University, 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! Madonna University has many common threads […]

PINK comes to The Polish Mission!

Some of you may have lived through the dark years in Poland behind the iron curtain. You may remember how grey and lifeless the days seemed with restrictions on freedom to live, eat, work, and learn.  Sweetness and candy did not exist, and children did not even imagine the concept. We are honored to be […]

A Look Back at 2014

Happy New Year from The Polish Mission! It’s hard to believe that 2015 arrived already. Didn’t we all just get used dating everything “2014?” We certainly kept busy last year, with Forbidden Art traveling around the country, the opening of several exhibits here on our Orchard Lake Campus, and commemoration events throughout the nation. As we […]

An evening of art…

…is a wonderful thing!  Thanks to all who came out to visit us and experience Leon Wyczolkowski and the Art of His Epoch!  The below article appears in the current issue of Tygodnik Polski. Leon Wyczolkowski defined a nation through his paintbrush.  His name may be familiar to some, especially those acquainted with fine art.  […]

Leon Wyczolkowski and The Art of his Epoch

The Polish Mission of the Orchard lake Schools is proud to announce the culmination of a five-year partnership with the Leon Wyczolkowski Museum of Poland.  Offered in cooperation with the Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C.  The exhibition Leon Wyczolkowski and the Art of his Epoch will premier at the The Polish Mission on November 14.  […]