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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.


Kevin Bowe – Musician

The Children’s Theatre Company’s Resident Acting Company

Secret Stash Records

Julia Strand – Book Carver

Bettye Olson – Painter

Jan Estep – Conceptual Artist

Wayne Potratz – Sculptor

Run Westy Run – Rock Band

Sun Mee Chomet – Actress and Playwright

Kurt Seaberg – Visual Artist (2)

Paul Metzger – Instrumental Alchemist

Walker On The Green – Artist-Designed Mini Golf