Photo: Bryan Conley

Third Thursday: Pittsburgh Fest

Carnegie Museum of Art

Adults: $10 (Students: $5, Members: free)


Celebrate the stories, films, and artwork of Pittsburgh at this adults-only party!

Celebrate – Explore A Pittsburgh Anthology, our latest installation that highlights works from the collection that tell enthralling stories of Pittsburgh.

Relish – Watch The Perks of Being a Wallflower (which was filmed here in Pittsburgh)! This film was chosen by the public through an online vote. After you experience the movie at Third Thursday, hear from author Stephen Chbosky at Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures (external link) on October 7.

Create – Try your hand at Pittsburgh-themed art-making activities.

Meet – Chat with local makers who are part of MONMADE. The producers of Collarbone Jewelry, Jowdy Studio, and Knotzland will all be onsite!

Listen – Enjoy the sounds of Pittsburgh-based musicians at the STACKS lounge. STACKS is a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh initiative that showcases Pittsburgh's local music talent with an evolving selection of albums available for streaming and download. The lounge will feature highlights from the collection.

Buy tickets early to save:

  • Adults: $10 ($15 at door)
  • Students: $5 ($10 at door)
  • Members: free

Event Registration

Third Thursday is Later, Louder, and Adults Only

Third Thursday brings together the hottest local talent to create surprising, one-of-a-kind experiences. Turn up the volume with a cash bar, live music, and performances along with late-night access to the museum galleries.

People sit at a table feeding each other with long spoons
People enjoy City of Play's Long Spoons game at Third Thursday. Photo: Bryan Conley.
People dance on a staircase, with wireless headphones on
People dance to a silent disco at Third Thursday. Photo: Bryan Conley
People sit at a table in a gallery working on crafts
People create fashion designs of their own, inspired by Iris van Herpen's innovative designs, at Third Thursday. Photo: Bryan Conley

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