Upcoming Events

October 21, 2017 2:30 PM in Madison
Typhoid Mary & Patient Zero: Public Health and Personal Freedom-public performance Event Details »

October 21, 2017 7:30 PM in Madison
Typhoid Mary & Patient Zero: Public Health and Personal Freedom - Public performance Event Details »

October 23, 2017 6:30 PM in Mount Horeb
"The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer Today," by Corey Saffold. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

October 26, 2017 6:00 PM in Milwaukee
Ex Fabula: Workshop for Working Lives storytellers: Work Event Details »

October 28, 2017 in Milwaukee
Untold Stories-The Stories We Tell Writing Workshop Event Details »

Reading through this list of projects that have received WHC funding in 2017, we think you'll be impressed by 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 WHC receives about 90 percent of its funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). 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.

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

Why do we work? and other questions for working people

By Alison Staudinger Why do you work? How can a daily activity like work be both the worst and the best of life? Perhaps – more

Elders enjoying time together Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate asks, Why Poetry?

On Poetry and Memory by Karla Huston I never saw a Purple Cow I never hope to see one But I can tell you, – more

Mini Grants awarded in September 2017 Mini Grants awarded this fall

We’re pleased to award $8,000 to four great projects that include exploring the plays of Ibsen to support for high school students to learn – more