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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.


Aziz Osman – Painter

Alyssa Baguss – Visual Artist

Amara Hark-Weber – Cordwainer

Chai Lee – Qeej Player

Eric Mayson – Musician

Leslie Barlow – Painter

Pearce Bunting – Actor

Giving Voice – Choir

Kelly Connole – Ceramics Artist

Weiming Lu – Urban Planner/Calligrapher

Peter Haakon Thompson – Artist

Keren Kroul – Painter