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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS: PM and “Forbidden Art” travel to UN

Download the press release PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Director Marcin Chumiecki (248) 217-1153 mchumiecki@orchardlakeschools.com US Project Manager JJ Przewozniak (248) 738-6720 jjprzewozniak@orchardlakeschools.com America’s oldest Polish cultural Mission partners with Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and the Permanent Mission of Poland to the United Nations to begin nationwide observance of 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation at the United […]

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 […]