Upcoming Events

July 31, 2015 12:00 AM in Madison
Madison Story Project: Postcard Heroes at Disability Pride Festival Event Details »

August 1, 2015 12:00 AM in Hartland
Fur, Feathers, and Fidelity: Military Mascots Event Details »

August 4, 2015 6:00 PM in Madison
Madison Story Project: Postcard Heroes at the Every Hero has a Story Concert and Picnic Event Details »

August 5, 2015 12:00 PM in Bayfield
Small Boat Building for the Fishing Trade: Reflections on Building the Lebel Skiff Event Details »

August 7, 2015 10:00 AM in Madison
Madison Story Project: Postcard Heroes at WPT Kids Get up and Go Day Event Details »

WHC mission
Upcoming Deadlines

Mini-Grant Deadline: August 3

Major Grant Deadline: August 17

We can advise you on program design and offer suggestions for developing a competitive application.

Start here and see if your idea fits our grant guidelines.

We are especially interested in funding programs that explore the subject of work from a humanities angle. Here is more information about our Working Lives Project and recently funded projects.

PushingSkiffSM Building a Lebel Skiff

[F]ishermen and boats were integrated together, for good and for ill. Boats were humane tools for fisherman. They were work partners; highly esteemed, sometimes – more

painting by Bobbette Rose Afterthoughts: It made me think

Bobbette Rose makes a living as a graphic designer, web designer, poet and artist. We first met her when we were looking for a – more

from Alison re Oral History Working Lives: Teaching and Learning from Stories

Alison Staudinger is interested in how we understand and value our work. Based on her research, she sees that societal and personal values about – more