Museum News

January 2020

Mary Valentine
Museum trustee and long-time supporter Mary Valentine pledges a gift of $1 million to Powered by Play: A Campaign for The Strong. 

December 2019

Wolk Admission Rendering
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.
D&C Reader's Choice
Democrat and Chronicle readers name The Strong museum the gold standard for indoor amusement in Rochester. 

November 2019

2019 National Toy Hall of Fame
The National Toy Hall of Fame names the inductees for 2019: Matchbox Cars, Magic: The Gathering, and coloring book.

October 2019

Best of Rochester 2019
City Newspaper readers name The Strong museum Rochester's best local family-friendly attraction. 
Women in Games
The Strong features nearly a dozen women from the video game industry during its second annual Women in Games event. 

September 2019

2019 National Toy Hall of Fame Finalists
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.
The Strong welcomes fellowship recipient Cristina Di Maio from Macerata University in Torino, Italy. 
The Strong and partners welcome the first class of students as part of the Strong Employment and Lifelong Foundations (SELF) program.

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