Museum News

January 2017

The Strong welcomes Steve Dubnik, entrepreneur and 16-year veteran of its Board of Trustees, as its new president and CEO.

December 2016

G. Rollie Adams retires as president and CEO of The Strong after nearly 30 years of service that oversaw sustained and exponential growth of the museum's programs, attendance, and physical footprint.
Representatives from LCL Travel Pack of Boston tour The Strong with Chinese journalists in an effort to generate more leisure travel to Western New York from China.
A recent episode of Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum filmed at The Strong features Vice President for Collections Chris Bensch and the origin story of the Pet Rock. 

November 2016

Democrat and Chronicle readers name The Strong museum Rochester’s Choice for best museum for the 15th consecutive year.
Museum guests create and color more than 100 postcards in support of The Strong’s Thank-a-Donor Day. Postcards will be mailed to The Strong’s donors to acknowledge their generous support of the museum.  
The National Toy Hall of Fame names the inductees for 2016: swing, Dungeons & Dragons, and Fisher-Price Little People.
The Strong names Erika Duthiers, assistant vice president for compliance and ethics and deputy general counsel in the Office of Legal Affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology, to its Board of Trustees. 
The Handbook of the Study of Play, co-published by The Strong and co-edited by the museum’s Scott Eberle, is extolled in the latest International Journal of Play

October 2016

City Newspaper
City Newspaper readers again name The Strong museum Rochester’s best family-friendly attraction.