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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

Filmmaker Courtney Cochran Captures the Million Artist Movement

“I Wanted to be a part of Million Artist Movement. It seemed to connect with all of my beliefs.” -Courtney Cochran Courtney Cochran is using her...

Meet the Artist Who Walked All 1,315 Miles of Minneapolis

  You can trace the outline of a city on a map without ever grasping its true scale or complexity. But Larsen Husby wanted a...

Hollywood Filmmaker Brings his Disney Blockbuster Home to Minnesota

  Filmmaker Phil Johnston left Minnesota nearly 20 years ago, but the Minneapolis native returned for a visit recently and brought along a little piece...

Local Teen Pens Book to Help Kids Understand Dementia

  For Edie Weinstein, the path to becoming a children’s book author started with a visit to a nursing home in second grade. The 15-year...

MNO S9 Episode 6

  Star Tribune photographer Carlos Gonzalez documents sports, politics and daily life in the Twin Cities, Painter Alison Price captures the majesty of trees in...

The Comeback: MN Museum of American Art

Watch the above video to learn about the comeback of the Minnesota Museum of American Art under the direction of Executive Director, Kristin Makholm. A...

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...