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We offer grant opportunities throughout the year to support locally-initiated public humanities programs that promote reflection, dialogue, and civic participation. Learn about projects we’ve funded and how to apply.
Human Powered is a podcast series produced by Wisconsin Humanities. Each episode tells the story of a community where imagination and relationships have changed the landscape.
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October is Arts and Humanities Month
Wisconsin Governor Evers has proclaimed October Arts and Humanities Month! Along with the Wisconsin Arts Board, we are grateful for his support and encourage you to read his statement on the role arts and humanities play at this moment in our history.
Dia de los Muertos
Latino Arts in Milwaukee is hosting a special exhibit from October 14 through November 2 celebrating Day of the Dead. You can participate in both virtual and in-person events.
Talking Spirits Virtual Cemetery Tours
There will be four featured vignettes performed by actors sharing riveting tales of Wisconsinites from the past. The virtual tour guides will share stories from the 1918 Pandemic starting Oct. 15.