Current Programs


Love Wisconsin

Celebrating the humanity in each of our stories. Love Wisconsin is a digital storytelling project and online community that strives to bring about a more connected, compassionate, and engaged Wisconsin.

Beyond the Headlines 

Beyond the Headlines invites citizens and journalists to talk face-to-face to find the knowledge that we need – and that we trust – to solve our problems. Programming in 2020 focuses on sharing knowledge and confronting urgent local water issues.

Immigration in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Humanities Council partnered with Centro Hispano of Dane County to produce the exhibit and website, Immigrant Journeys from South of the Border ¡Mi travesía hasta Wisconsin!  The exhibit toured in Dane County through the fall of 2019.

Historic photo of radio host talking into a mic.

Wisconsin Life

Sample the color, humor, and personality of our state. These radio shorts are produced and broadcast statewide by Wisconsin Public Radio in partnership with the WHC. They are thought-provoking, often surprising, and rich with the diversity of life in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Poet Laureate

The Poet Laureate is an ambassador for creativity and writing. In Wisconsin, the Poet Laureate travels the state to share the vitality and importance of poetry with people of all ages. We are proud to be a founding member of the Poet Laureate Commission and to help make the program possible.