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 […]

Next Installment of Polish Mission Webinar Series!

To all the Friends of the Polish Mission, we want to extend an invitation to join us for some of the webinars in the upcoming series!  We have sessions planned for May 4, May 11, May 18 and May 25.  Each webinar costs $15 to attend, and participants will receive access to the recording for […]

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 […]

Robert Kostro visits The Polish Mission

The Polish Mission was pleased to welcome Robert Kostro to our campus on April 24-25.  Robert Kostro is Director of the largest museum project in Poland, The Museum of Polish History.  Over the last few years, he and his colleagues have created a number of outreach programs and exciting exhibitions that have been displayed at […]

A Story Unfolding Before Our Eyes

A special report from Michael Traison… After all, what was this long Polish weekend about?  A story unfolding before our eyes.  We are witnesses to the past and the future. First, the context:  September 1 1939 Germany attacks and invades Poland. A Jewish district is quickly established and in October 1940 it is enclosed by […]

Today’s Proud Anniversary

Join The Polish Mission and the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Chicago as we remember and commemorate a proud day our Polish history.  It was our distinguished honor to be present a s the Consulate offered a beautiful commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.  The historic event was marked by the attendance of such guests as honored veterans, state […]

Panorama Gala Was a Success

The Polish Panorama  –  a diorama representing over a thousand years of Polish history and composed of 106 figures  –  has educated and entertained audiences, both young and old, for almost thirty years. Several years ago the importance of renovating the unique pageant became apparent. The first stage of fund raising began with the establishment […]

Spotlight on the Kaniarz Collection

The Polish Mission received a very special donation not too long ago.  Following a phone call from Laurie Kaniarz, her family was on campus only a short time later, with two very special items that would enter The Polish Mission Collections, attributed to the late Mr. Frank Kaniarz.  The two items were a copy of Frankly, The Works, by Frank […]

67 Years later

“Polish Death Camps” — The Polish Mission Responds Educating people about the horrors the world witnessed in the 1940s is an extraordinarily emotional duty.Those of us who’ve dedicated ourselves to building a better future have shouldered that somber duty though, in hopes that we may never again allow our children to inherit such painful words […]