The Mongolian Culture and Heritage Center of Colorado (MCAHCC) was founded in 2003 by artist and philantrophist Mr.Tsogo Mijid. The organization was formerly known as “Mon-Ael Mongolian Culture Center for the Arts” and had an arts collective consisting of nine professional performing and fine arts members ranging from visual artists, contortionist, dancers, singers, and musicians.

Take a look at our photo history below.

From 2003 – 2013, the arts collective partnered with and performed at various venues throughout Colorado and the US including feature length folk and contemporary fine art exhibitions. Notable partnerships include the international Genghis Khan Exhibit at The Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Wild Wind Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar, NOR.FOLKS.NYC, Massachusetts Tsam Mask Tour, and cross-programming collaborations with Nippon Kan, The Itgel Foundation, The Dragon Boat Festival, Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute, The Denver Zoo, Tibetan Mongolian Cultural Center in Indiana and Zanabazar Dharma Center in Sacramento.

In 2015, The Mongolian Culture and Heritage Center of Colorado received 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization status. We proudly take the invaluable paradigm history of our organization as foundation in moving forward with our vision to expand internationally.

MCHCC is the first organization of its kind founded and run in the United States of America – committed to the preservation, cultivation, and advancement of the rich Mongolian culture and heritage. MCAHCC operates on the commitment to helping enrich the lives of the greater Mongolian and surrounding world communities through inspiring and facilitating cross-cultural dialogues and educational exchange.


MCHCC has been in partnership with Bd’s Mongolian Grill in Denver since 2012. Historically, MCHCC has curated permanent exhibition at Bd’s Mongolian Grill location in Brunswick, Maryland as well as having curated many shows at Bd’s Mongolian Grill in Boulder, CO until the location closed down. Since 2012, MCHCC has curated an annual repertoire of rotating Mongolia themed fine art exhibitions, either art made by Mongolian artists or art about Mongolian culture, at the Bd’s Mongolian Grill location in Denver.