WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Watch this film that examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder and then join us for a virtual panel discussion.

Recent Events

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Learn more about Elizebeth Friedman from American Experience's The Codebreaker, and her lasting legacy in cryptology and STEM at this virtual event.

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs host this half-hour, virtual special for young people to engage in the critical issues they are facing after an historic election.

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 5:00pm - Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 10:00pm

Presented as part of Dialogue on Disability and Move to Include, this film examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder.

Ongoing Events

Follow a mother and daughter team as they prepare their Milwaukee community for the 2020 presidential election. 

Xavier Riddle meets Susan B. Anthony! Watch On-Demand


WXXI’s Celebrate 2020 proudly features moments in women’s history that had their roots and connections to Rochester. Watch On-Demand and also see the profiles on WXXI-TV. 

Acclaimed American soprano and Public Radio Host Kearstin Piper Brown takes listeners on a journey through women’s suffrage, with WXXI’s Suffrage Moments. Listen On-Demand and tune-in to hear them on Classical 91.5 and AM 1370.

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, take an e-learning field trip through history: Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights. Available On-Demand

Illuminating the stories of extraordinary American heroines from the early years of feminism, American Masters — Unladylike2020 is a multimedia series consisting of a one-hour special for broadcast and 26 digital short films featuring courageous, little-known and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century.


This year, the Susan B. Anthony Museum and House is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. 2020 also marks suffragist Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday and the 75th anniversary of the museum. Listen On-Demand to Connections Podcasts that focus on this topic

Watch Opioids from the Inside on-demand to follow the journeys of three women and their families, whose lives have been forever changed as result of their addiction to opioids.