oh-GNEE-voh) means “links” in Polish, specifically links
to the past. The museum fills a unique role, as it is the only organization
of its kind in Canada.
mission is to develop an awareness and understanding of the Polish experience
in Canada in current and future generations of Canadians, presenting
our stories through exhibitions, presentations, workshops and special
events. Its members share a vision of promoting of the Polish experience
in Manitoba and Canada, the collection and preservation of artifacts
reflecting both rural and urban lifestyles, and the exploration and
exhibition of Polish history, traditions and folklore.
It is a non-profit
organization run completely through the efforts, energy, and devotion
While our organization
is driven to preserve the links to our history, we’re also working
to establish links with the present – with you – so that
we are able to not just preserve memories to gather dust on a shelf,
but so that this information brings meaning to those of us living in
the here and now…so that information is exchanged and that we
all have a greater understanding of each other.
invite you to visit – serdecznie zapraszamy! We hope to see you