We are happy to partner with some of the best places to visit in Pittsburgh. Each venue offers a different experience and story that weave into the Thrival story.

Our Innovation Venue

Carnegie Museum of Art

For the second year in a row, Thrival Innovation will be held at the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) located in the heart of Oakland. Opened in 1895, the CMOA has long been dedicated to showcasing some of the best contemporary art of the time. The CMOA exemplifies Thrival’s commitment to celebrating the past, present, and future of cutting edge technology and research in the world of innovation, creating a welcoming environment for Thrival Innovation.

schenley plaza in the afternoon

Our Music Venue

Schenley Plaza

This year’s Thrival Music Festival will be hosted at Schenley Plaza in Oakland between the Carnegie and Hillman Libraries. Positioned in Pittsburgh’s Innovation District, Schenley Plaza embodies the heart of Thrival. With several libraries and museums as well as universities and large companies within walking distance, Schenley Plaza serves as an intersection of humans, technology, and creativity. Easily accessible with conveniently located dining options, parking, and hotel accommodations, Schenley Plaza is the perfect home for Thrival Music.

Thrival Music 2019 will feature old favorites from past years and some new twists. For the first time, Thrival Music will be free to attend with a concert highlighting local talent.

facade of oaklander hotel

Our Preferred Hotel

The Oaklander

Located in Pittsburgh’s Innovation District, The Oaklander is at the cross-sections of Pittsburgh’s past and future. With excellent customer service, beautiful views of the Oakland neighborhood, and easy access to various Pittsburgh landmarks and attractions, The Oaklander provides a glimpse into all that Pittsburgh has to offer.