Upcoming Events

March 30, 2019 in Mequon
Multicultural Film Series-"Come Meet the Family"- Film showing and post-screening talk back - "Real Women Have Curves" Event Details »

April 2, 2019 in River Falls
"Human Trafficking in Wisconsin, by Rachel Monaco-Wilcox. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

April 7, 2019 in Madison
"The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer in Today's Society," by Officer Corey Saffold. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

April 9, 2019 in West Allis
"Human Trafficking in Wisconsin, by Rachel Monaco-Wilcox. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

April 13, 2019 9:30 AM in Plymouth
Second Saturdays - Journeys Into Local History-Hope is the Things With Feathers: Americans and Three Birds-Joel Greenberg Event Details »

Free talks about what it takes to become a citizen, the emerging refugee crisis, global migration, and immigrants in Wisconsin's dairy industry and more.


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Immigration to Wisconsin is not new. But the issues are complicated. Current concerns can make them hard to fully comprehend.

Our new series of ShopTalk offers history, stories, and the law to help us think about immigration today.

Announcing $109,587 in grant awards this spring!

  We are so incredibly proud of the way our grant program provides crucial funds to support homegrown efforts in communities large and small – more

3/08
From the Director: The Shutdown, Wisconsin Humanities Council, and You

You don’t know what you have until it’s gone, right? Congress declared in 1965 that “Democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens,” then passed the bill that created the National Endowment for the Humanities.

1/18
From the Director: Taking Care of Local Treasures

Libraries are local treasures, especially in rural communities. The WHC stepped up to help small libraries devastated by floods in 2018.

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