Museum News

April 3, 2017

USA Today readers name The Strong one of the top museums for families in the nation and the top museum in the northeast. 

April 3, 2017

The Strong welcomes nearly 600 students from 13 area high schools to the 27th Annual Advanced Placement American History Conference

March 28, 2017

The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame names the 12 finalists for 2017: Donkey Kong, Final Fantasy VII, Halo: Combat Evolved, Microsoft Windows Solitaire, Mortal Kombat, Myst, Pokemon Red and Green, Portal, Resident Evil, Street Fighter II, Tomb Raider, and Wii Sports. 

March 23, 2017

Five toy robot artifacts from The Strong’s collections, on loan to the Doheny Memorial Library at the University of Southern California, are featured in an exhibit entitled Uncanny Valleys: Thinking and Feeling in the Age of Synthetic Humans, which runs through July 28, 2017.

March 2, 2017

The 20-foot, interactive bubble tower in The Strong's Toy Halls of Fame exhibit wins gold at the 2016 New York Design Awards. The bubble tower was created by Unified Field in consultation with the museum's exhibit designers.

February 15, 2017
The Strong and Rochester Institute of Technology host an "Ask Me Anything" session about video game history and design on social media site Reddit.
February 14, 2017

The Strong launches the Women in Games initiative to document and celebrate the crucial contributions of women to the development of electronic games, past and present.

February 14, 2017

The Strong launches an online exhibit through Google Cultural Institute that explores the satirical side of campaigning and politics through the lens of toys and play.  

February 13, 2017
Fellowship recipient Katriina Heljakka, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Turka in Finland, visits The Strong to explore how toys intrigue players in universal, historical, and sustainable terms.
February 8, 2017
The Strong renames its atrium the G. Rollie Adams Atrium in honor of its recently retired president and CEO.
February 8, 2017

The Strong names Carla Fisher, director of product innovation, kids and family, at Netflix, to its Board of Trustees.

February 8, 2017

The Strong names Martin Jarzebowski, vice president and portfolio manager at Federated Investors, to its Board of Trustees.