March 2017

Endowment Campaign Launched to Secure the Future of the Museum

2018-01-29T18:28:52+00:00Categories: News from the US|Tags: , |

The unique public-private partnership between the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and the City of Warsaw did not end with the opening of POLIN Museum. Our public partners support the Museum’s operating costs while the Association continues to fundraise for ongoing programs.

To ensure the long-term sustainability of the Museum and its programming, the Association has launched a critical $50 […]

In Memoriam z”l Halina Paszkowska

2018-01-31T18:14:03+00:00Categories: News from Poland|Tags: |

Halina Paszkowska z”l (1927-2017)

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Halina Paszkowska passed away on Sunday, March 26, at the age of eighty-nine. 

Halina was an incredible person. She was a Holocaust survivor and had taken part in the Warsaw Uprising. 

After the war, throughout the 55 years of her career, from 1952 to 2007, she was actively involved in Polish cinematography; she […]

POLIN Museum’s Prof. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett 2017 lecture series in the USA

2018-02-20T00:19:02+00:00Categories: News from the US, POLIN Museum|Tags: , , , , , , |

Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will be speaking this April at Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve, Cornell University, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and the Museum of the Jewish Heritage in New York on May 2. She will also be a guest lecturer in seminars at several of these universities. Please see below […]

POLIN Museum Wins Two Top European Museum Awards

2018-01-31T18:30:28+00:00Categories: POLIN Museum|Tags: , , , , , , , |

POLIN Museum Wins Top European Awards!


Museum Director prof. D.Stola accepts the award, San Sebastian, November 9, 2016. (Photo:

The 2016 European Museum of the Year Award was presented to POLIN Museum at a ceremony on April 9 in San Sebastian, Spain. This is the first time in the 39 years of the award that a museum […]