Due to COVID-19 the WHC is unable to confirm the accuracy of any calendar information at this time. Many of the events listed here are likely to have been cancelled.

Upcoming Events

September 20, 2020 in Waunakee
Heritage Fest Event Details »

April 15, 2021 in Neenah
Tracing Our Paths: Neenah's Immigration Story - Lecture Event Details »

May 9, 2021 in Neenah
Tracing Our Paths: Neenah's Immigration Story - Exhibit Event Details »

Wisconsin Humanities CARES Act Relief Grants

The Wisconsin Humanities Council is providing rapid-response funding to non-profit humanities and cultural organizations that are facing financial hardship resulting from COVID-19. These grants are funded by the federal CARES Act via the National Endowment for the Humanities. The second deadline is July 15th.

Over $300K in Emergency Relief has been awarded to 49 nonprofits so far!

Adapting and Thriving: We welcome six new board members

The WHC was created as an independent non-profit in 1972 by a congressional mandate. For the past nearly 50 years, board members offer their – more

Over $300K in Emergency Relief awarded to 49 nonprofits by Wisconsin Humanities Council

  From Beloit to Superior, 49 libraries, historical museums, community centers, and other organizations recently received Wisconsin Humanities CARES Relief Grant emergency funding to – more

From the Director Dena Wortzel Democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens

  “Democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens.” It’s a statement I have pondered and returned to countless times in my years with – more