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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.

Melissa Loop – Painter

Kim Matthews – Sculptor

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Barbara Jean: The River

Christina Baldwin – Actress and Singer

Mohamud Mumin – Photographer

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Is/Is: Wide Eyed

Heidi Hoy – Sculptor

BodyCartography Project – Dance


Regina Marie Williams – Actress


Alex “Crankshaft” Larson – Musician


Tom Hazelmyer – Printmaker


Deborah Jinza Thayer – Choreographer + Dancer