Beyond the Ivory Tower: Societies of Learning in the European Tradition

Presentor: Tomasz Publocki PhD

Institute of History, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland

Professor Pudłocki will discuss the rich tradition of European Societies of Learning since the late Middle Ages until the present time. He will provide a special focus on TPN (Society of Friends of Learning) in Przemyśl, Poland, which celebrates its 110th anniversary this year.

Sponsored by the History & Political Science Department and the Center for Polish Studies at Daemen College, and the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo.  

Polish Singers Alliance Scholarship

Concert/Fundraiser for Leokadja Dobrowska/Polish Singers Alliance of America Scholarship Fund.  Featuring Britteny Mruczek, Dominik Wrona and Maria Chominski  accompaniement by Ivan Docenko. 

Polish Arts Club will provide the refreshments.

Free will offering.  Free parking.  Sponsored by Permanent Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College and Polish Arts Club of Buffalo.


Featuring Polish soprano Brittany Mruczek 


RSVP by December 9th to: Bette Rydzynski Hulley

191 Crosby Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217

(716) 572-9112


RSVP $35 by Dec 9 to Bette Hulley

The Magnificent 100

A first glance at Jaroslaw K. Radomsk "The Magnificent 100" by editor Roger Puchalski.  The book examines Radomski's top Polish authors and writers and highlights the quality of Polish art and literature as well as the lives of the creators.


An original play by Grace Alberti, Lale Davidson and Cati Lecours about the Warsaw Uprising, presented by the Ad Astra Theatre Troupe Ltd.

Symposium on Polonia and the Struggle for Polish Independence

This fall marks 100 years since restoration of Polish Independence after more than a century of occupation by Austria, Germany and Russia.  

Keynote speaker Prof. James Pula frm Perdue University will speak at 7:00 PM about the "Fourth Partition" and the Restoration of Polish Independence.  Musical performance of Ignacy Jan Paderewski's work by the Chopin Singing Society.

All events are free and open to the public.

Symposium begins at 9:00   AM

Biesiada 2018


                  Eddy Dobosiewicz


Sunday, June 24, 2018

1 PM - Social hour and cash bar

2 PM - Dinner

$35.00 per person             $30  per student

RSVP by June 14, 2018

Make checks payable to: Polish Arts Club of Buffalo and mail to:

Bette Rydzynski-Hully, 191 Crosby Avenue, Kenmore,NY 14217

(716) 875-1592 or for more information


The BPO in Poland

Anna Mattis, oboe and English horn player will present photos and share her personal experiences of the BPO trip to Poland. Anna performed in Rzeszow-our sister city.  The BPO musicians are true ambassadors of music from Buffalo.


Social Hour and Refreshments will follow the programs.

For more information call:  Tom Zawadzki at (716) 472-8199 or