Recent news

  • The Strong hosts The Association for the Study of Play’s 40th Annual Conference, titled “Play: Connecting the Past, Present & Future.”

  • Fellowship recipient Marilyn C. Solvay, adjunct professor of cultural anthropology at Husson University in Maine, visits The Strong to inform development of a popular history book on the subject of Old Maid and a new version of the card game.

  • The Strong acquires a massive collection of original artwork, design notes, schematics, game source code, corporate records, and one-of-a-kind artifacts that document the history of Atari’s coin-operated video game and pinball divisions from 1972 to 1999.

  • The Strong hosts the Monroe County 2014 State of the County address.

  • FamilyFun magazine names The Strong the number one “Family Museum in the Country” and the nation’s number four overall “Favorite Family Destination.”

  • Lella Gandini, Italian-born author and early childhood educator best known in the United States as the leading advocate for the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, donates papers and research materials to The Strong.

  • The Strong welcomes nearly 1,100 students from more than 20 area high schools to the 24th Annual Advanced Placement American History Conference.

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