WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join award-winning celebrity chef, author, and host of Lidia's Kitchen, Lidia Bastianich for a live cooking lesson on Zoom!

Ongoing Events

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


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. 

Watch On-Demand :WXXI Education and The Local History & Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for a a chat about the Finding Your Roots Series with a focus on conducting family history by people of color. Learn about local resources and local stories.

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

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

Join WXXI Education for a series of 3 trainings connected to Ken Burns' The Gene: An Intimate History.

Recent Events

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

WXXI Education presents a special virtual educator training featuring content and materials from PBS film Inventing Tomorrow

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join WXXI Education and our partners for a special virtual Community Summit on Sesame Street in Communities. 

This event has been POSTPONED.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

PBS Books is hosting a Book Club Conversation on Ernest Hemingway in conjunction with the new PBS series, HEMINGWAY.