Pilsudski Institute was awarded the Gold Medal Gloria Artis

Złoty medal Gloria Artis

The Pilsudski Institute of America was awarded by Prime Minister Piotr Glinski the Gold Medal Gloria Artis for outstanding contribution to Polish culture. The ceremony took place on September 27, 2016 in the elegant salons of the Polish Consulate General in New York.

The Gold Medal Gloria Artis has also been awarded to the Polish Museum in Chicago and the Bronze Medal Gloria Artis was awarded to Janusz Sporek animator of Polish music in New York.

On behalf of the Institute Gloria Artis medal was accepted by its president Dr Iwona Korga and Dr Magda Kapuścińska, former president and volunteer of the Institute for the last 40 years. Iwona Korga thanking for the medal said:

"On behalf of the Pilsudski Institute of America, thank you very much for this great honor, I must admit, however, that the Institute deserved this medal. During our 73 years of activity, the Institute secured the Polish national heritage: one million documents, twenty thousand books, art gallery and historical memorabilia. [...] I accept this medal on behalf of employees and generations of volunteers who created our facility and gave their time, knowledge and supported financially. "

Nagrodzeni medalem Gloria Artis