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 […]

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 […]

The Polish Mission needs YOU

Do you love your Polish heritage?  Do you enjoy art and culture?  Do you find it exciting to learn about your family tree? Are you a World War II history buff? Most importantly: do you love eating pierogi? (Okay, maybe that question is not so serious…) If you said yes to any of these questions, […]

Polish School Robotics Team goes to World Championship!

The following is a special guest post by Miroslaw Owinski, head coordinator of the robotics program, about the team’s recent trip to Kentucky for the VEX IQ World Championship!  It’s inspiring to read of the effort these kids put forth towards learning engineering and communication skills. Enjoy! The stories and legends, and sometimes pure fairy tales […]

Cool Jazzy nights in Poland for OLSM

The Polish Mission is proud to have joined forces in a  big way with OLSM (Orchard Lake St. Mary’s) Director of Bands Joshua James to arrange a comprehensive musical and cultural exchange program with  students of the renown Stanislawa Moniuszki National Academy of Music in Bielsko-Biala, Poland.  In addition to a rigorous music education program, […]

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 […]