EXPLORE DIVERSITY. DISCOVER SIMILARITY.

OUR MISSION: CCMM inspires understanding and respect for cultural diversity by exploring global arts and artifacts.

With educational programming that enhances classroom curriculum and a comprehensive collection of more than 3,000 artifacts from more than 75 countries, CCMM encourages students to learn about the historic and contemporary customs of their own families, their classmates, and the world.

OUR MAIN OBJECTIVES:

  • Increase understanding and respect for cultural diversity
  • Develop students’ cultural competence
  • Support and enhance classroom learning

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Ignorance of cultural diversity can lead to misunderstanding and fear.
CCMM helps students understand the diversity in their own world so they can begin to appreciate themselves as participants in a global community.

I will definitely try to get people to learn more about other cultures before judging them. If you look at it closely, we are all the same but in different ways.

– Annie B., Student
Millikan Middle School

WHY IS CCMM SO IMPORTANT FOR STUDENTS?

Watch the video below and learn how we bring the world to students in their own schools. See how CCMM introduces students to the sound, taste, sight, smell, and feel of other cultures.


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The Importance of Diversity

The Importance of Diversity
In a global world, the need for embracing diversity is critical. Technology and the internet continue to make our ability to connect with others from many different places with different viewpoints easier and faster. We see the impacts much more … Continue reading

Give locally on Giving Tuesday

Give locally on Giving Tuesday
Right now, it’s more important than ever to help our young people to explore diversity and discover similarity. And at Connecting Cultures Mobile Museum, we do just that. Every year, we bring our mobile world cultures museum and curriculum-enhancing educational … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families. There’s so much to be thankful for this year: The teachers and school staff who bring CCMM to their students The students who learn and grow from their CCMM experience Our dedicated CCMM staff and … Continue reading

From The Collection: International Drum Month

From The Collection: International Drum Month
Nearly every culture in the world a drum as part of its music heritage. In fact, drums have been found to date back as far as 5500 B.C. in China and have had ceremonial, sacred, and symbolic associations.  The three drums below are … Continue reading

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween
Did you know the pumpkin carving tradition we know today evolved from an old Irish tradition of carving turnips, potatoes, and beets? We wish you a safe and fun Halloween. 

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Every donation helps provide an unparalleled cross-cultural experience, inspiring students to explore diversity and discover similarity.

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VOLUNTEER

volunteerWant to be a part of the CCMM team? We’re looking for volunteers to help us install our exhibition, work with students, and more.

If you are a retired teacher, librarian, or just someone with a passion for world culture, get in touch to see how you can get involved.

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Learn more about how we can bring this unique cross-cultural experience to your students. Please be aware that we do our best to work with as many schools as possible.

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