The Strong's scholar-in-residence and Rochester Institute of Technology professor Stephen Jacobs (left) visits Stern Pinball in Chicago. (RIT offers a pinball history and design class in partnership with The Strong.)
The Strong publishes Play: A Basic Pathway to the Self by noted play scholar Thomas Henricks, professor emeritus at Elon University.
Museum trustee and long-time supporter Mary Valentine pledges a gift of $1 million to Powered by Play: A Campaign for The Strong.
The Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation pledge $500,000 to Powered by Play: A Campaign for The Strong and will name the admission area in The Strong's expansion.
The Strong launches Making Monopoly online exhibit in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture.
Democrat and Chronicle readers name The Strong museum the gold standard for indoor amusement in Rochester.
The Strong renames newly rennovated theater the "Paychex Theater."
The National Toy Hall of Fame names the inductees for 2019: Matchbox Cars, Magic: The Gathering, and coloring book.
City Newspaper readers name The Strong museum Rochester's best local family-friendly attraction.
The Strong features nearly a dozen women from the video game industry during its second annual Women in Games event.
The Strong receives rare "Chairman's Special Award" from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the creation of a major exhibit as part of its expansion project.
The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame names the 12 finalists for 2019: Care Bears, coloring book, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Jenga, Magic the Gathering, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox Cars, My Little Pony, Nerf Blaster, Risk, smartphone, and top.