MN ORIGINAL is the award-winning arts series celebrating Minnesota's creative community by exhibiting fascinating and unique compositions from working artists. The 20-part series not only showcases talented individuals — from poets to painters — but also aims to inspire viewers to think about the arts and artists in new ways, as well as promote a deeper understanding of the creative process. Each episode features three or four profiles of artists representing a variety of disciplines.
MN ORIGINAL (MNO) is Twin Cities public television's award-winning weekly arts series celebrating Minnesota's creative community, across all disciplines and all cuLtures. MN ORIGINAL increases awareness of Minnesota artists, art organizations and arts venues, inspires viewers to think about the arts and artists in new ways and cultivates new audiences by promoting a deeper understanding of the creative process and curating contemporary arts in Minnesota for generations to come. The music featured throughout the series is created by and credited to Minnesota musicians. Nearly 400 songs by more than 250 artists in about 100 bands or ensembles are included in the music library.