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MN Original's mission is to make the arts more accessible and to inspire creative expression beyond the broadcast and web.

MN Original has partnered with the Minnesota Humanities Center to create educators' guides for nearly every artist featured on the series.

For more classroom resources, visit PBS LearningMedia.


Solomon Parham – Musician

Michael Robins and Bonnie Morris of Illusion Theater – Theater

Heid Erdrich – Writer

Osama Esid – Photography

Paul Peterson – Artist

Washburn Blackbox Acting Program – Theater

Made Here – Art Showcase

Minnesota Fringe Festival – Theater

Sarina Brewer – Rogue Taxidermy Sculptor

Maggie Thompson – Textile Artist

Native American Dance and Regalia

Minnesota Center for Book Arts – Mixed Media