Bringing Up History

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 carries an incomparable message of heroism to those who would listen.  For those whose hearts are Polish, the history of those times in 1944 is a familiar tale of survival, valor, heartache, and strength.  For others, Poland’s role in the Second World War is a distant afterthought to the struggles […]

We Made it to Gdansk!

Good morning!  It’s a breezy crisp morning in Gdansk, and we just finished a little breakfast, so, time to check in!  Our daily mileage tracker got quite a boost with last night’s trip, so we hot the sack pretty hard Thank goodness we didn’t ride the waves here on the ORP Incentive, pictured below, which […]

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 […]

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 US Project Manager JJ Przewozniak (248) 738-6720 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 […]

1939 Commemoration: The 75th Anniversary of WWII

Greetings!  You’ve reached the home for all information on the Polish Mission’s annual commemoration of the outbreak of the Second World War in Poland, offered this year in continued cooperation with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum of Abilene, Kansas.  In honor of the 75th anniversary it’s our honor to donate fifty percent of the […]

The Polish Mission contributes to 2nd Polish Corps war memorial

The Polish Mission was honored to financially participate in the construction of a memorial remembering the 2nd Polish Corps in the Polish War Cemetery at Monte Cassino. The official dedication of this site was on May 17, 2014, but the formal certificate recognizing our part in the process arrived just last week with a kind […]

D-Day at the Eisenhower Presidential Museum

We’re back from Kansas!  The Polish Mission team was as proud as ever to have taken part in the D-Day+70 commemoration at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas.  Our Polish Mission delegation included Polish Mission Chairman Dr. Stan Majewski, Vice Consul of the Republic of Poland in Chicago Konrad Zielinski, and Teresa […]