Events

General Meeting

During out upcoming General Meeting on December 9, in addition to the annual reports and announcement of new officers, we will vote on some changes to our by-laws.  There will also be a short Program on Polish Christmas Traditions presented by Ann Szczesny.

Reception will follow

Support from the Home Front: How Buffalo's Polish community prepared for America's entry into World War 1

Presenter: Hon. Carl Bucki

Hon.Carl Bucki's discussion will focus on events that were taking place in Buffalo over a period of many years up to the start of World War I which includes the formation of the Blue Army which joined the Allied cause and helped to provide a security force for Poland after it secured independence in November of 1918.

Preview of the upcoming workshop:Death of Empires

Professor Andrew Wise, chair of the History Department at Daemen College will lead an informal discussion.  Professor Tomasz Pudlocki, a visiting fellow from Jagiellonian University and keynote speaker at the conference will also be speaking at the informal discussion.  He will present a preview of the up coming workshop: Death of Empires: A Multidisciplinary Humanities Conference on World War I at Daemen College: September 18-19, 2015.  The Nikifor art exhibit from Poland which is being shown at Daemen college will also be discussed.

The Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle: Its History and Resources

The Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle:  Its History and Resources

Presentation by:  Mary Lanham

Mary Lanham, the librarian for the Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle, will give a PowerPoint presentation on the history of her organization from its founding to the present day at the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo’s June meeting.  The title of her program will be “The Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle:  Its History and Resources”.

Political Context of Music in Post-WWII Poland

PACB to Host Musicologist from Rochester

Eastman/Skalny Scholar to Discuss Political Context of Music in Post-WWII Poland

     The Polish Arts Club of Buffalo will host Dr. Lisa Jakelski, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School of Music, at its monthly meeting on Wed., May 20. The title of Dr. Jakelski’s talk will be “Building an Avant-Garde: The Warsaw Autumn Festival and New Polish Music”.

Poles in the American Civil War 1861-1865:

                                                                       Poles in the American Civil War 1861-1865:

A Broad Outline of an Issue

Presenter: Piotr Derengowski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Gdańsk, and 2014-15 Kościuszko Foundation Teaching Fellow, Polish Studies Program, SUNY Buffalo

Installation 2015

 

1:00 PM - Social Hour

2:00 PM - Installation of elected Officers and Board Members:

Officers: Board of Directors:

Treasurer ..........................Thomas Zawadzki Mary Jane Masiulionis

Membership Secretary...... Sharon Dombek Christine Nowak

Gloria Ricotta

PACB Celebrates Winter in Ski Country

PACB Celebrates Winter in Ski Country

     Presenter: Mary Jane Masiulionis

 

     To kick off its 70thanniversary year, the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo will celebrate the wintry weather with a program highlighting the culture of the ski-country town of Zakopane.

     The program will begin at 7 pm Wed., Jan. 21and it will be held at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Rd., Snyder.

Wigilia 2014

The 2014 Wigilia sponsored by the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo is upon us!

Please join us in celebrating the Christmas season on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the Millennium Hotel -- 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga, NY 14225.

Social Hour and Cash Bar beginning at 1:00 pm.

Dinner will be served at 2:30 pm

 

$30.00 per person

Please RSVP by November 30th to:  Mrs. Elzbieta Grabowska, 93 Towers Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227  --  (716) 668-1326

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