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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.


Kurt Melancon – Tattooer

Tish Jones – Spoken Word Poet

Greg Gossel – Visual Artist

Laura Zabel – Actor and Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts

Cornbread Harris – Musician

Hend Al-Mansour – Printmaker

Raymond Luczak: Birthright

Chan Poling – Musician

Carolyn Halliday – Visual Artist

Atmosphere – Hip Hop Group

Minnesota Dance Theatre

The Gallery at Children’s Hospital