Upcoming Events

May 3, 2017 6:30 PM in Sun Prairie
"The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer Today," by Corey Saffold. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

May 3, 2017 5:00 PM in Green Bay
Alice in Dairyland: Wisconsin's Agricultural Ambassador-Explorer Wednesday: Animal Art Event Details »

May 7, 2017 12:00 PM in Appleton
Making a Hometown-Life in Neenah's Progressive Era-Exhibition-open Sunday afternoons Event Details »

May 8, 2017 in Neenah
Making a Hometown-Life in Neenah's Progressive Era-Exhibition-open for tours by appointment Event Details »

May 9, 2017 8:55 AM in Green Bay
A Day in the Life-An Exploration of America During the 1860s for Grades 3-8 Event Details »

The WHC has huge impact map
The humanities in Wisconsin are in danger.

If you are reading this, your life has been changed by the humanities.

The WHC receives about 90 percent of its funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Thanks to those funds, we support the creative work of schools, libraries, museums, churches, historical societies, colleges and civic groups that strengthen communities big and small, rural and urban, in every region of Wisconsin.

The President proposes zeroing out these funds for 2018. What happens to the NEH, and the Wisconsin Humanities Council, is in the hands of our representatives in Congress.

If NEH funding is lost, with it go all of our matching grants to community organizations.

You can help make sure that the humanities are available to everyone in Wisconsin. Here’s how!

img_2564-cropped When friends come together, this is what happens!

We believe in the power of face-to-face conversation and we value community. This comes through in our programs, which forward our mission to use – more

4/13
WHC programs have impacts that spread Big Impact, Many Ripples

The humanities are about who we are and how we fit together. There couldn’t be a more important time to talk about why the humanities – more

3/30
Flag displayed in a museum #SavetheNEH

An Argument for Maintaining Federal Funding for the Arts & Humanities This Opinion piece was published on March 8, 2017 in the Milwaukee Journal – more

3/15