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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.


Caitlin Warner – Bookmaker

Gadu Doushin – Butoh Artist

Leav – Interactive App

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Matt Thompson – Neon Glassblower

Adam Turman – Minnesota State Fair Commemorative Art

Chuck U – Visual Artist

Jan Elftmann – Found Object Artist

318 Cafe Open Mic Night

Tall Paul – Rapper

The Jerome Foundation

SpotLight Musical Theatre Program