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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Busy Day…!

Today was BUSY.  Up at crack of 8 am, we had but few precious minutes to spare before we hopped in our PM super-van and headed out for the day.  The first stop was the Stanislawa Moniuszki National Music academy in Bielsko-Biala.  Our team met with Barbara Cybulska-Konsek and the team there to go over […]

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, […]

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 […]

Don’t Be a Passive Bystander

Marcin Chumiecki attended the 70th Anniversary commemoration of the Liberation of Auschwitz in Poland on Tuesday, leading a team of vigilant like-minded representatives from the United States.  This year’s anniversary was massive in scale and remarkable in content.  Please click the below link to be redirected to the website of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum’s website […]

Forbidden Art creates impact at UN, assembly on genocide looks to a better future

“Denying historical facts, especially on such an important subject as the Holocaust, is just not acceptable. Nor is it acceptable to call for the elimination of any State or people. I would like to see this fundamental principle respected both in rhetoric and in practice by all the members of the international community”. -UN Secretary-General […]