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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.

Get to Know Junauda Petrus and Erin Sharkey of Free Black...

Free Black Dirt is an artistic partnership formed by dynamic duo Junauda Petrus and Erin Sharkey. Formed in its most current iteration in 2011,...

Paul Guthrie Lights It Up Like a Rock Star

Anyone who has worked with lighting designer Paul Guthrie knows him as Arlo. It’s just the way it is. He’s an affable, creative, professional,...

8 Love Songs by MN Music Makers

Love it or leave it, Valentine's Day has arrived. Whether you prefer to think of the holiday by its common moniker or by something...

Discover the Ancient Culinary Art of Kaiseki

  Dating back more than 600 years, the culinary tradition of kaiseki began as a way to prevent the burn of too much caffeine during...

A New Symphony Explores Love, Loss and Rondo

  Ever wondered what it's like to write a symphony? For several months, we've been following interdisciplinary artist PaviElle French as she wrote her first symphony,...
Artists that have worked with or are in the permanent collection of the MN Museum of American Art: Cameron Booth, Maria Cristina Tavera, Hazel Belvo, Wing Young Huie, Frances Cranmer Greenman, Xavier Tavera, Clara Mairs and Stuart Nielsen.

Step Inside the M’s Jewel Box Collection of American Art

While the Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) has been a staple in the Twin Cities arts world for more than a century,...

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...