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MNO amplifies the power of the arts that connect our diverse communities. This collection of award-winning stories and performances inspires conversation, evokes empathy, challenges perspective and entertains. Thousands of artists and arts organizations have been featured in hundreds of stories, all scored with music created by Minnesota musicians. MNO, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, has been produced by Twin Cities PBS since 2010. Want to watch full episodes of MNO? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG
MNO amplifies the power of the arts that connect our diverse communities. This collection of award-winning stories and performances inspires conversation, evokes empathy, challenges perspective and entertains. Thousands of artists and arts organizations have been featured in hundreds of stories, all scored with music created by Minnesota musicians. MNO, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, has been produced by Twin Cities PBS since 2010. Want to watch full episodes of MNO? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG

MNO S9 Episode 5

  University of Minnesota Film Society founder Al Milgrom continues to work at 95. Multimedia artist Ifrah Mansour’s poem explores what it means to be...

David Geister Honors Veterans in his Community Painting

  Minneapolis artist David Geister is known for his illustrations and paintings and his passion for history. Many of his portraits and landscapes are impressions of...

Bus Tour: MN Museum of American Art

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE M On May 24, 1894, between an announcement of a party at Como Park and a building permit for an...

MNO S9 Episode 4

  Jovan Speller composes and curates stories through photography. Alison Hiltner examines the intersection of art and science for a Northern Spark festival installation. “Women...

Portrait of an Artist as a Healer and Trickster Organizer

  Ricardo Levins Morales encourages hope through works of art. His studio and showroom is located at 3260 Minnehaha Avenue South, in the Longfellow neighborhood...

Origins: MN Museum of American Art

FIVE MEMOS FOR A NEW MUSEUM Originally printed in February 2010 in the now defunct Quodlibetica, "Five Memos for a New Museum" by Minnesota Museum...

Community Sites Are Sets for Sod House Theater

“We connect theater to the community” is a sentiment many theater companies may boast, but none mean it quite as literally as Sod House...

An Inside Look at the Longest Running Summertime Theater in MN

Nestled on one of Minnesota’s 11,842 lakes, Theatre L’Homme Dieu is much more than just a theater. With a 22-acre wooded campus on the north side...

A Journey of Grief and Healing with Theatre B

Part of the reason I love making theater is that it is always an adventure. And the journey of transforming Carol Kapaun Ratchenski’s book...

When Collaboration is More Than Just “Working Together”

Time. Time tests the sustainability of friendships, collaborations, connections. Time measures the impact of our relationships within the social, political and financial context in which we live. Time provides a lens through which we assess the past,...