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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.

How can MN arts organizations reach younger audiences?

A taste of Ancient Greece is alive and well in Minnesota. Minnesota's oldest performing arts organization, Schubert Club, is reaching younger arts audiences through a project called...

Horses Connect Us

  Take a tour of the Minneapolis Institute of Art's (Mia's) Horse Nation of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, an exhibit honoring horses in the history, spirituality and...

Borrow Before You Buy

  Walls looking a tad bare these days? Never fear. Whether you want to experiment with different types of visual art or don't have the...

The Gents of Hippo Campus Share Their Top 3 Albums

  So you're stranded on a desert island. Or rather, the gents of Hippo Campus are stranded on a desert island. If they could only...

LOOKING BACK ON ART IS… SHOW AND TALES

  "Art creates a space for us to remember that we have agency, that we are able to create, and that it matters that we...

Remembering Potter Warren MacKenzie

We are remembering Minnesota artist Warren MacKenzie, recognized nationally for his functional, every day pottery. Preceding his long tenure at the University of Minnesota, Warren...

Fancy Ray’s Tips to Looking Good and Feeling Better

  By Brennan Vance Fancy Ray McCloney is THE man about town. You might spot him behind a grocery store meat counter hawking fancy steaks. He...

A TPT Intern Finds Her North Star

  After graduating with a degree in Media and Cultural Studies and Computer Science from Macalester College, South Korean-native Minju Kim joined Twin Cities PBS’...

The Secret World of a Costume Designer

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' Costume Designer Rich Hamson details the lifespan of a costume, from sketch to stage. What do aerospace engineering, neurosurgery and costume design...

Dogsledding & Other Adventures

  Photographer Layne Kennedy began his career in the fine art world - but then the great, big, fascinating world of editorial assignments beckoned, and...