Loyola University Chicago

Polish Studies

Co-Sponsored Programs

Chopin Theatre

About: Chopin Theatre is one of America's most active art centers, producing, co-producing and presenting over 500 theater, music, film, literary and social events each year.  Their mission is to promote enlightened civil discourse through a diverse range of artistic offerings.

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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland

About: The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago manages Chicago's relations with the nation-state of Poland. Their work involves promoting cooperation and fostering cultural links between Chicago and Poland.

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Lira Ensemble

About: The Lira Ensemble is the nation's only professional performing arts company specializing in Polish music, song and dance. Its mission is to bring the best of Polish culture into American life. 

Polish American Association

About:The mission of the Polish American Association, a human service agency, is to serve the diverse needs of the Polish community in the Chicago metro area by providing resources for changing lives, with emphasis on assisting immigrants.  

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Polish American Libraries Association (PALA) 

About: The mission of the Polish American Librarians Association is to positively impact services provided to library patrons of Polish descent and individuals interested in Polish culture. 

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Polish Film Festival in America (PFFA)

About: The Polish Film Festival in America is organized by the Society for Arts, a 503 (c) 3 non-for-profit organization established in 1981 with an objective to promote European arts and film in the United States.

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Polish Museum of America

About: The Polish Museum of America is the “crown jewel” of the Polish American community. Established 75 years ago it has preserved and exhibited the history and culture of the Polish American community and our ancestral homeland – Poland. Its all-inclusive exhibits are both educational and entertaining. Its Library and extensive Archives have rendered invaluable services to historians, researchers, students and genealogists.

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Polish Women's Alliance of America

About‌: The PWAA is one of the oldest fraternal benefit societies founded by women to help them and those they care about establish financial security and economic dependance. PWAA has donated over 120 years of documents to Loyola's Women in Leadership Archives in 2016.