Upcoming Events

January 13, 2018 9:30 AM in Plymouth
Second Saturdays-Journeys Into Local History: Rochelle Pennington-The Hidden History Behind Charles Dickens Writing "A Christmas Carol" Event Details »

February 8, 2018 6:30 PM in Delafield
"The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer Today," by Corey Saffold. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

February 10, 2018 9:30 AM in Plymouth
Second Saturdays-Journeys Into Local History: Jim Willaert-Anything and Everything Wade House Event Details »

February 17, 2018 2:00 PM in Wausau
"Being a Female Hmong Professional," by Maysee Yang Herr. A ShopTalk event Event Details »

March 10, 2018 9:30 AM in Plymouth
Second Saturdays-Journeys Into Local History: Matthew Kadow-The 75th Anniversary of the U.S.S. Cobia and much more Event Details »

The Wisconsin Humanities Council

Sharing stories to explore our world and find ourselves in it.

Your donation helps to support all our work, including:

• A catalog of over 40 free conversation-based public programs ready to be hosted by any community group

• Nearly $200,000 in project grants awarded annually

• A full calendar of more than 400 enriching in-person events around the state every year

You can help ensure that the humanities remain an integral part of Wisconsin life for years to come with a donation to the WHC.

We are grateful for stories: our new project with Love Wisconsin

Duane and Barb grew up in northern Wisconsin. High-school sweethearts, they are now in their later years. Together they have started a movement to – more

11/22
Announcing Major Grant awards this fall

We’re pleased to award $29,420 in Major Grants to three great projects that include capturing Wisconsin music history to exploring the issues of sexual – more

11/08
When a visionary director takes inspiration from a visionary artist

Heritage Days offers the “chance to overcome generations of mistrust and create passionate young historians who will keep history alive and relevant to our – more

10/26