Museum of Colonial Art (Museo De Arte Colonial)
A short stroll from Plaza Grande, the Museum of Colonial Art (or Museo de Arte Colonial) is in a restored 17th century mansion and includes a fine collection of 16th to 18th century paintings, sculpture and furniture.
Works by renowned ‘Quito School’ artists Miguel de Santiago, Manuel Chili (the indigenous artist known as Caspicara), and Bernardo de Legarda feature along with some of Quito's finest colonial art.
The Museo de Arte Colonial is not open on Sunday or Monday.
The Museo Arte Colonial is in the Old Town on Cuenca street where it crosses with Mejía, two blocks to the northwest of Plaza Grande.