Events

Great history-related events, lectures, and exhibits are happening all around you! For more information about any of the listings below, just click on their title.

 

Victorian Kilbourn Walking Tour

Experience a walking tour of the historic Wisconsin Dells while learning about the Victorians who lived there.

Friday, July 10

6:00 – 7:00 pm

H.H. Bennett Studio, Wisconsin Dells

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Behind the Scenes Barnyard

Go behind the scenes and experience one of our historic farms while it is closed to the public.

Sunday, July 12

9:45 – 11:30 am

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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“We Stand on Their Shoulders”: A History of Wisconsin Women and Voting

Explore the moments when women in Wisconsin gained political rights through the Wisconsin Historical Society’s newest traveling display.

Monday, July 13 – Sunday, July 26

Door County Library, Sturgeon Bay

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Walking Tour: A Walk Through Women’s History

Explore Wisconsin women’s history through a walking tour of downtown Madison.

Tuesday, July 14

6:00 – 7:30 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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Behind the Scenes Barnyard

Go behind the scenes and experience one of our historic farms while it is closed to the public.

Wednesday, July 15

9:45 – 11:30 am

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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Storytime Live! Old Farm Country Cookbook with Jerry Apps and Susan Apps-Bodilly

On Wednesday July 15 join us for an especially delicious edition of Storytime Live as Jerry Apps and his daughter Susan Apps-Bodilly share a kid-friendly recipe from their book Old Farm Country Cookbook.

Wednesday, July 15

10:00 – 10:30 am

Online Webinar

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Villa Louis Mansion Tours

Follow the lives of the prosperous Dousman Family as you tour their Victorian home, meticulously restored to its 1890s British Arts & Crafts splendor.

Wednesday-Thursday, July 15-16

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Villa Louis, Prairie du Chien

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Community Stories and Conversation: Re-Understanding Pleasant Ridge

Explore the story of an early Black community in the southwestern part of Wisconsin.

Thursday, July 16

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Online Webinar

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Webinar: Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Life and Legend of Folk Artist Paul Seifert

Author and curator Joe Kapler shines a light on folk artist Paul Seifert and the watercolor paintings he created over a hundred years ago.

Thursday, July 16

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Online Webinar

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Riverfront History Walk

Take a stroll along the mighty Mississippi River and uncover the history of its residents.

Friday, July 17

10:00 am

Villa Louis, Prarie du Chien

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Behind the Scenes Tour of Villa Louis

Take a peek behind the velvet ropes of a historic house museum.

Friday, July 17

1:00 pm

Villa Louis, Prarie du Chien

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Villa Louis Mansion Tours

Follow the lives of the prosperous Dousman Family as you tour their Victorian home, meticulously restored to its 1890s British Arts & Crafts splendor.

Wednesday-Thursday, July 22-23

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Villa Louis, Prairie du Chien

 

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