Upcoming Events

June 26, 2019 in Burlington
"Laura Ingalls Wilder: Global Migration and Midwestern Sensibilities," by Emily Anderson. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

June 26, 2019 in Bayfield
Gete Anishinaabe Izichigewin - Ancient Ojibwe Lifeways-Flint Knapping-Tom Kuliju Event Details »

June 26, 2019 in Bayfield
Gete Anishinaabe Izichigewin - Ancient Ojibwe Lifeways-Food Ways-Vernon Defoe Event Details »

June 27, 2019 in Appleton
Paper Arts Summer Camp-The Art of Papermaking with Tyler Helfrich Event Details »

June 28, 2019 in Wausau
Shakespeare in the State Parks - Romeo & Juliet Event Details »

The WHC grant program supports projects big and small in communities all over the state.

We want to fund your big idea and help the humanities continue to thrive in Wisconsin!

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.

12/20