Online Content

Illinois Humanities has a wealth of online content to explore both below and on our YouTube page. Please enjoy! If you have any questions, please contact us at


Illinois Humanities presented:

Elective Studies: A Series for Artists

The Elective Studies series is designed to give artists opportunities to draw inspiration from the world around them and to connect with one another. LEARN MORE

Forgotten Illinois Action Grants

Grantmaking program celebrating lesser-known features of Illinois history during the state’s bicentennial in 2018. LEARN MORE

Illinois Bicentennial: Our State Turns 200


Southern Illinois Wonders

Southern Illinois Wonders is a series of radio programs presented by Illinois Humanities and produced by WSIU Public Broadcasting that celebrates those streams. LEARN MORE

Visions of Justice

An eight-part series of video screenings and community dialogues examining the far-reaching impacts of mass incarceration in Illinois communities. LEARN MORE