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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.


Val Jenkins – Visual Artist

Jayanthi Kyle: That’s How The River Flows

Michael Sweere – Mosaic Artist

Coffee Art

Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS)

Patrick K. Pryor – Painter

The Steeles – Musicians

Gail Be – Bead Artist

David Bowman – Photographer

Sally Wingert – Actress

MacPhail Center For Music

Rich Reeder and the Film In The City Project