Portrait Studios of Detroit’s Polonia: The Face of Polish Immigration

postcard-1Here you can find all current information regarding the Polish Mission’s new and exciting historical program, Portrait Studios of Detroit’s Polonia: The Face of Polish Immigration. We would love to have you join us at any or all of the elements surrounding the Portrait Studios program. All events are free of charge with RSVP at (248) 683-0323.

The following is a schedule of events surrounding this traveling exhibition:

Friday, October 3, 2014: Opening reception held from 7-9 p.m. at the Galeria of the Polish Mission (Building #8)

October 3-29, 2014: Exhibition open for viewing 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Complimentary lecture series presented by Cecile Wendt Jensen at 1 p.m. in the Galeria on the following dates:

  • October 8, 2014: Archiving Your Family Album
  • October 15, 2014: How to Identify Unknown Photos
  • October 22, 2014: Writing Your Pictoral History Arcadia Publishing Style
  • October 29, 2014: Photos and Records Arising from Death

November 1-22, 2014: Portrait Studios of Detroit’s Polonia exhibition will travel to Hamtramck, Mich. Viewing hours are between 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information about visiting hours call (313) 874-2242 or visit www.hamtramckhistory.org

January 5-30, 2015: Next stop for the Portrait Studios exhibition will be at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library in Clinton, Mich. The exhibit can be viewed during regular library hours. For more information, please visit, www.cmpl.org/, or call (586) 226-5020.

This exhibition is made possible by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council.  Portrait Studios of Detroit’s Polonia is an educational program presented in cooperation with the Wayne State University, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, the Hamtramck Historical Museum, and the Clinton-Macomb Public Library.

For more information on any of these events, please call (248) 683-0323 or visit our website, www.polishmission.com.