WPT Events

Connect with Wisconsin Public Televison at one of these upcoming events.

Monday, March 30 - Monday, June 1
Join us to discuss the lasting impact Vel Phillips made on civil rights in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin. Engage in conversations about equity in the 21st century at these upcoming events.

Watch the film online now at

On television, on the web and in your community, Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams is more than a documentary. Watch the documentary 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16. Then, join us at one of these events, or host your own screening event. Request an event kit that includes a DVD of the film, activities and a discussion guide.

Upcoming Events (Click for Additional Information, Map & Directions): 

6 p.m. Monday, March 30
YWCA of Greater Green Bay (Map)
Discussion & Screening
Sponsored by the YWCA of Greater Green Bay

6:30 p.m. Monday, April 6
The Bubbler at Madison Public Library (Map)
Sponsored by the Equity Rocks Facebook group of Madison & MPL

7 p.m. Thursday, April 16
Alverno College (Map)
Pitman Theatre; Discussion & Screening
Sponsored by Alverno College

4 p.m. Saturday, April 18
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Public Health (Map)
Discussion & Screening
Sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Urban Studies Program & the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council

9 a.m. Saturday, April 18
Aurora Sinai Medical Center (Map)
Rapkin Auditorium; "A" Building, Lower Level
Screening, Panel Discussion & Response Session
Sponsored by the Milwaukee County Department on Aging & Commission on Aging Advisory Council's Underserved Populations Workgroup

6:30 p.m. Monday, June 1
Avalon Theater (Map)
Sponsored by the Bay View Historical Society

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Tuesday, April 7
Join Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs for a free screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "Last Days in Vietnam."
Tuesday, April 7
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to see the all-new Wisconsin Public Television documentary, "Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Oshkosh," before its statewide broadcast premiere.
Wednesday, April 15 - Tuesday, April 21
Discover the best of San Francisco and savor the delights of California’s renowned wine country.
Watch Bid Win!
Wednesday, May 27 - Sunday, May 31
Join Wisconsin Public Television for a live, televised auction and bid on an exciting array of goods and services from local individuals and businesses.
Bring the Kids!
Friday, Aug. 7
Thanks for joining us during this year's PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day! We hope to see you on August 7, 2015 from 10am – Noon! Get Up and Go! Day highlights ways Wisconsin families can be active, enjoy the outdoors, and be healthy!
Thursday, Sept. 10 - Saturday, Sept. 12
Thanks for joining us for this year's Quilt Expo! Join us next year and be part of the ultimate quilting adventure in Madison!
Tuesday, Oct. 13 - Wednesday, Oct. 21
Discover the hidden treasures of the charming Tuscan countryside, visit Portofino and explore the colorful villages of the Cinque Terre.