Upcoming Events

July 25, 2017 2:00 PM in Milwaukee
Hands-On Wisconsin History-Combination of Activities - Tippecanoe Branch Event Details »

July 26, 2017 10:30 AM in West Bend
Florence Eiseman: Designing Childhood for the American Century-Project Fashion Design Summer Camps-Session 1-"Avant-Garde" - Ages 11-18 Event Details »

July 28, 2017 5:30 PM in Milwaukee
Shakespeare in the State Parks-Playing with Shakespeare:Get Outside with Will - Workshop Event Details »

July 28, 2017 7:00 PM in Milwaukee
Shakespeare in the State Parks-The Comedy of Errors - Performance Event Details »

July 29, 2017 5:30 PM in Sheboygan
Shakespeare in the State Parks-Playing with Shakespeare:Get Outside with Will - Workshop Event Details »

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's FY2018 budget calls for shutting down the NEH. 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. All our service to communities throughout Wisconsin will end.

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

Starting the Conversation in Beloit

The Wisconsin Humanities Council is committed to strengthening community life for every Wisconsinite. We are doing this using history, culture, and conversation in different – more

7/20
Summer Reading for 2017

What are you reading? This is a question we love to ask, and answer. In a conversation with my seven-year-old recently, I casually but – more

7/06
Major Grants Announced

We’re pleased to award $71,460 to eight outstanding projects that explore history, culture, race and ethnicity, youth leadership and regional folklore and lifeways. The – more

6/28