Tour 3: World War II and Its Aftermath: The Polish and Ukrainian Experiences

Thursday, January 5, 2012: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Parlor A (Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers)

Tour leaders: Jerry Hankewych, Ukrainian National Museum; Jan Lorys, Polish Museum of America

The tour will visit the Ukrainian National Museum and the Polish Museum of America, founded in 1937. The Ukrainian museumís current exhibition is DP to DC, A Migration of Ukrainian People from Ukraine through Displaced Persons Camps (DP). Visitors to the Polish museum will see the newly refurbished Paderewski Room, featuring memorabilia of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, pianist, composer, and head of the Polish government in exile. This tour is the only opportunity for AHA members to visit the Ukrainian National Museum, which will be closed for Ukrainian Orthodox Christmas during the AHA meeting.

(Limit 20 people) $35 members, $40 nonmembers

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