Funding from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment is making it possible for the six public television stations of the Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA), to make an impact across Minnesota. For more information about the Legacy Amendment click here.

The Minnesota Public Television Association’s Annual Report tells the story of all the work made possible by the Legacy Amendment from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.
Learn more about the impact of MPTA Legacy Funded Programming: LegacyImpact.pdf (Downloadable PDF)

All of tpt’s Legacy funded programs are making an impact across Minnesota. MN Original is dedicated to preserving and advancing Minnesota’s artistic legacy.

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The Legacy Amendment has made it possible for Twin Cities Public Television to produce this weekly series and more arts programming including performance specials and cultural and history documentaries.

First Speakers: Restoring the Ojibwe Language follows a new generation of Ojibwe scholars and educators racing against time to save one of Minnesota’s native language.

Gracious Spaces: Clarence H. Johnston, Minnesota Architect explores his profound influence on the aesthetic of our cities and neighborhoods constructed at the turn of the century.

Lost Twin Cities III Based on the Larry Millett book of the same name, the Lost Twin Cities   programs explore the vibrant history of vanished places and cultures in the metropolitan area.

The Past is Alive Within Us: The U.S.-Dakota Conflict This two-hour documentary examines one of the most difficult chapters of Minnesota’s history: the state’s involvement in the U.S.-Dakota War as the Civil War was simultaneously raging.

PBS Arts From Minnesota: The Guthrie Theater Presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore Gilbert and Sullivan’s blockbuster is loved for its dynamite songs, gleefully entertaining story and saucy satire. The Guthrie Theater’s modern twist infuses the memorable melodies with fresh musical arrangements from big band swing to classic pop and new show-stopping choreography. Viewers go behind the scenes with costuming, musical staging, set building and learn more about the Guthrie Theater.

Watch more MPTA Legacy-Funded Programming:

WDSE, Duluth
The Playlist

Lakeland Public Television, Bemidji/Brainerd
Common Ground

Prairie Public Television, Fargo/Moorhead-Prairie
Prairie Mosaic

KSMQ, Austin/Rochester
Off 90

Pioneer Public Television, Appleton

Twin Cities Public Television, Minneapolis/St. Paul
MN Original

For more information about Legacy Funding, please contact Kate Westlund at [email protected].