Folk Costume Exhibition in The Polish Museum of America

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Forgotten Beauty
Polish Folk Costumes Exhibition in The Polish Museum of America

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A display that introduces you to the world of vibrant and distinctive Polish traditional folk costumes. The exhibit presents regional costumes from all across Poland in addition to work by the multifaceted Polish artist Zofia Stryjenska, who was dubbed the Princess of Polish Painting.

The opening reception included a performance by Siumni a group of folk dancers and musicians from The Polish Highlanders Association of Chicago along with exquisite Polish cuisine, spirits and wines.

The Exhibition is on display from June 27 – August 15, 2009
Curated by Paulina Jakubiec
Museum Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
The Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642


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