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.


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


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


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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How CCMM brings “the world to the kids”.

How CCMM brings “the world to the kids”.
We are excited to share this article on Upworthy about the work we do. We love that they understand how important it is to bring the world to kids.  Check it out here.

Día de los Muertos celebrations

Día de los Muertos celebrations
💀 Day of the Dead 💀 Benjamin Franklin famously said the two only certain things in life are death and taxes. Despite our best efforts, there are no havens from death. But, some would suggest that it is our memories of the deceased which … Continue reading

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Donor Spotlight – Meet CCMM’s Generous Supporters

“Embracing diversity and celebrating differences are the true gifts that CCMM gives to its students,” says long-time supporter Steven Klein. Steve visited CCMM at Marina Middle School last year, and got to see the students interacting with the museum. “Seeing … Continue reading

The 2014 – 2015 school year is here!

CCMM is back in schools, visiting students with its Spiritual Connections Collection! Have you ever wondered how many Hindu gods and goddesses there are? Is Buddha a god? Is Allah the same god as the Christian Jehovah and how does … Continue reading


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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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