Guayasamin Museum, Quito

4.7
#4 of 116 in Museums in Ecuador
Dedicated to the art of Oswaldo Guayasamin, Guayasamin Museum displays powerful, politically charged works. The paintings take you through the struggles of Ecuador and its peoples in recent history. Take a tour of the museum to get extra details about the many pieces by the artist. Consider combining this with a visit to the artist's expansive house next door, where you can see Guayasamin's personal art collection. Work out when and for how long to visit Guayasamin Museum and other Quito attractions using our handy Quito online day trip planner .
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  • The Guayasamin Museum is absolutely beautiful and a must-see when touring Quito, Ecuador. The museum was built on the artists home property. It is expansive and very impressive.  more »
  • Prior to our visit we were not familiar with this nationally famous artist, however after seeing his art and the impact he had on the people of Ecuador, we were duly impressed. The best part of the mu...  more »
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  • This is an amazing place. Guayasamín is an excellent artist at the tours are great. You can also go through his house which in my opinion was even better than the Friday Kahlo house. If you do one thing in Quito, do this! 8$ for adults but discounts for students if you have the card.
  • Brilliant museum in the artist's former home on a hill overlooking Quito. The highlight of the visit was a video of him at work in his studio, where we were standing, painting the portrait hanging on the wall behind us. It was like he had just left before we arrived.
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