Upcoming Events

August 28, 2019 in Burlington
"It’s Not What I Do, It’s What I Am: A Firefighter/Paramedic," by David Siegel. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

August 29, 2019 in Milwaukee
"Forward Wisconsin Women" Lecture Series-Jennifer Mischna portraying wife of Wisconsin Governor "An Evening with Cordelia Harvey" Event Details »

September 3, 2019 in Spring Valley
"Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience"-Exhibit Event Details »

September 13, 2019 in Madison
Dane County Performance Series-Lauren Camp Event Details »

September 15, 2019 in Sun Prairie
"Laura Ingalls Wilder: Global Migration and Midwestern Sensibilities," by Emily Anderson. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

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

The WHC grant program supports projects big and small in communities all over the state. It is never too soon to be in touch. We are here to help!

Mini Grants: Nov. 1, 2019
Major Grants: Dec. 15, 2019

Staff Summer Reading List 2019

It is August! Oh my! Our annual staff summer reading list is always fun to put together. This year it was a reminder for – more

Welcoming five new board members

This summer, board member John Viste invited the Wisconsin Humanities Council to Wausau for our tri-annual board meeting. Wausau happens to be the home – more

Announcing Summer Grant Awards!

The Wisconsin Humanities Council believes that everyone in the state should have the opportunity to explore the rich histories and diverse cultures that together – more