The Cannabis Museum creates opportunities for the public to discover the benefits, people, culture and industries surrounding cannabis & hemp by collecting, cataloging and preserving historical information and artifacts.
There isn’t much yet on our web site. In the mean time check out our parent organization’s web site, the 420 Archive.
Q. What is the mission of the Cannabis, Marijuana & Hemp Museum (CM&H Museum)?
A. Our mission statement is: “The Cannabis Museum creates opportunities for the public to discover the benefits, people, culture and industries surrounding cannabis & hemp by collecting, cataloging and preserving historical information and artifacts.”
Our vision is: “We believe that through the work of ethical and professional standards we can develop and maintain a public oriented museum. Because we value local communities we will engage in respectful and inclusive practices when interpreting history.”
Q. How is the CM&H Museum organized?
A. As of May 2014, the organization is led by a steering committee of volunteers. We have four subcommittees, responsible for Fundraising and Administration, Programs and Exhibits, Communications, and Collections.
Q. Is the CM&H Museum a non-profit?
A. We are incorporated as the “420 Archive” in California, and received our federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in July of 2014. The Board of Directors is made of of members from around the United States.
Q. Where is the CM&H located?
A. We are currently looking for temporary space for the museum and archive in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Q. Do you foresee moving to another venue going forward?
A. Yes, when the CM&H’s revenues and raised funds would support relocation to a permanent facility.
Q. When will the CM&H be open to the public?
A. The CM&H hopes to open to the public some time in 2016, until which time we will open by invitation or for scheduled events.
Q. I have some cool cannabis-related items. How can I donate and/or loan cannabis artifacts to the CM&H?
A. We are serious about our responsibility to care for artifacts and to preserve them for future generations. We are building a collection from nothing and have many needs, but may not be able to accept every item offered to us. If you have an artifact to donate, or to loan for exhibit, please contact Collections Committee member Joe Hoover at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. How can I support the CM&H financially?
A. Donate online! Also, donations may be sent to 420 Archive, 4199 24th Street #I, San Francisco, CA, 94114 . Make checks out to “420 Archive” and write “CM&H” in the memo line.
In future, CM&H will offer memberships and sponsorship opportunities. To inquire about how you can help support CM&H, please contact us at the e-mail address below.
Q. How can I volunteer with CM&H?
A. CM&H will be seeking assistance going forward in collections, exhibits, administration, programs, and other areas. If you are interested, please send us an e-mail of interest to email@example.com.
Q. Can I review the CM&H’s corporate documents?
A. They are available upon request. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. How can I obtain more information about the CM&H?
A. Please e-mail us at: email@example.com