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“Art for Heart 2017”
Call For Artists

CHICAGO—July 17, 2017—The Polish Museum of America and Gift from the Heart Foundation (Dar Serca) announce the 7th Annual ART FOR HEART Call for Artists. Applications are being accepted through August 4, 2017, and can be found on

The Polish Museum of America and Gift from the Heart Foundation (Dar Serca) are very grateful for the past 6 years of strong support from artists and the community for Art for Heart; and are currently planning Art for Heart VII! The Opening Gala will be September 9, 2017. As in years past, this event will be a great opportunity for artists in a variety of media to display and sell their works, as well as to meet the community, while supporting two very important causes.

Applications to participate in this year’s event are being accepted through August 4, 2017. All the details, including the Application Form, can be found on the Art for Heart website:

Gift from the Heart Foundation, or Dar Serca, is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that helps children with disabilities receive the medical treatment that they urgently need. The Foundation brings seriously ill and disabled children from European countries to the US and helps them receive high-quality medical care and treatments that are unattainable in their home countries. Over the past 20 years, Gift from the Heart Foundation has helped several hundred children receive modern medical treatments from the highest-quality clinics in the United States.

The Polish Museum of America, a 501(c)3 cultural institution, is one of the oldest and largest ethnic museums in the United States; and offers visitors a range of exhibits, resources and activities related to Polish art, history and culture, as well as Polish-American history. Its all-inclusive exhibits and cultural events are both educational and entertaining while supporting the entire community. It’s Library and extensive Archives have rendered invaluable services to historians, researchers, students and genealogists.