Art Lover’s Guide to the Upper West Side: Spring 2019 Edition

Plan the perfect spring day when you check out all the art and culture that the Upper West Side has to offer. These are our favorite exhibitions to see this season.

T. rex: The Ultimate Predator at the Museum of Natural History

Meet the entire tyrannosaur superfamily and reveal the amazing story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through stunning life-sized models, fossils and casts, and engaging interactions. Visitors ages 12 and up can enjoy an immersive multiplayer virtual-reality experience developed exclusively for this exhibition.

Rose Studio Concerts at Lincoln Center

Explore both classics and rarities of the chamber music repertoire in two different Rose Studio settings: the popular 6:30 PM Rose Studio Concerts presented in a traditional setting, and the Late Night Rose series at 9 PM offering cabaret-style seating, a complimentary glass of wine, and engaging commentary.

Xin Liu: Fellow Focus at the Museum of Arts and Design

Initially trained as a mechanical engineer, Liu thinks of science as her first language and uses this vernacular to tease out artistic nuance alongside scientific precision. Utilizing media that might be perceived as lacking in poetry, Liu presents deeply personal reflections. Through the lens of space exploration, genetics, and geology, Xin Liu: Fellow Focus gazes both inward and into the Earth’s orbit, offering a self-portrait as expansive as it is intimate.

Mort Gerberg Cartoons: A New Yorker’s Perspective at the New-York Historical Society

Illustrated with a sensitivity and humor that have made him beloved by his audiences, Mort Gerberg’s work has been featured in major publications, including the New Yorker and Saturday Review. Throughout his career Gerberg’s work has been drawn from subjects ranging from social consciousness to music and sports. Known for combining artistry with intuitive wit, he chronicles and comments on contemporary events that become history. The more than 120 published cartoons, drawings, and sketch reportage featured in the exhibition cover a wide range of topics, such as life in New York City, women’s rights, old age, and politics. Curated by Marilyn Satin Kushner, curator and head, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections.

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