Upcoming Events

September 26, 2017 5:00 PM in Madison
Typhoid Mary & Patient Zero: Public Health and Personal Freedom-Public Discussion with the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin in Madison Event Details »

September 27, 2017 7:00 PM in Verona
"What is Healthy Work?," by Katherine Sanders. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

September 27, 2017 7:00 PM in Bayfield
"The Unknown Craftsman: Creating, and Re-creating, Furniture Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright," by Alan Anderson. A ShopTalk presentation Event Details »

September 30, 2017 5:30 PM in Madison
Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XIX-Candlelit Tours Event Details »

October 1, 2017 12:00 PM in Madison
Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XIX-Public Day Tours 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!

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

From the Director Dena Wortzel What is the right response to hate?

Years ago, a friend of a friend was telling a story about a local horse deal, when she said something that took me aback.  – more

The day the boys came home

  For many veterans of the Vietnam War, coming home was not about waving flags, proud friends and relatives, and open arms, as it – more