2021 DYKP Contest, KF Gallery and Dr. Pease lectures

Do you know Poland


Join in the fun and enter Competition

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The contest challenges all to give their knowledge of Polish heritage a test by identifying images on the new cover of the “Do You Know Poland?” booklet.

There are no prizes in this contest other than the pride of excelling in knowledge of Polish heritage and publicized recognition for winning the contest.

Winners will be announced by March 15, 2021 on this website and later in the national PAC newsletter.

The entry should include a short description of each image in the mosaic, starting at the 11 o’clock position and moving clockwise from outer edge to the center.

The best way to see the enlarged image is to download the booklet and use the Adobe Reader size controls.

► download the booklet here ◄


ENTRIES ARE DUE BY FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Click here for the PDF document with more detailed submission rules and a reprint of Mr. Rydzewski’s introduction of the contest in the national PAC newsletter.

2021 KF galleryThe Kosciuszko Foundation Gallery listed in the Do You Know Poland booklet is now open for virtual touring.

The gallery includes works by great Polish painters such as Jan Matejko, Józef Chełmoński, Jacek Malczewski, Wojciech Kossak, Tade Styka, Józef Brandt, Władysław T. Benda and others.

The gallery is located in the Van Alen Mansion, one of the NYC’s architectural treasures,
the Foundation’s home since 1945.

Click here – or on the image above –
to enter the gallery.


Poland Through the Centuries:
Who, What, Where, When?

In a series of lectures recorded on the invitation from the Polish Center of WI, Prof. NEAL PEASE (UW-Milwaukee) explains how much Poland, its boundaries and the very idea of Polishness, have changed over the centuries

Click here – or on the image below –
to view the first lecture2021PCW lecture

LOST BORDERS: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE SECOND POLISH REPUBLIC

From the Kosciuszko Foundation FB page, here comes an extraordinary online report from the journey along the frontiers of pre-war Poland – including the territories of today’s Poland (Kashubia, Greater Poland, Silesia), through the Czech Republic and Ukraine, to Belarus, Latvia, and Lithuania.

The journey is not about stone pillars, but ordinary people who, despite the
atrocities of the 20th century, were trying to survive on the erased border
,”
say authors Tomasz Grzywaczewski and Kaja Grzywaczewska.

Click here to begin the journey

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