Museum News

May 2015

The Strong and the Center for Games and Art Research at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, form a partnership to collaborate on the study of video game history and on efforts to preserve video games.
TripAdvisor awards The Strong a Certificate of Excellence in recognition of the museum’s top ratings from travelers.
In its First Annual Summer Road Trips issue, the Toronto-based Ignition Luxury & Performance Magazine names The Strong as one of its “Top Ten Family Attractions.” (The Strong is the only non-Canadian destination on the list.)
The Strong recognizes volunteers for nearly 2,000 hours of dedicated service in 2014.
Robyn Holmes
Fellowship recipient Robyn Holmes, professor of psychology at Monmouth University in New Jersey, and her husband, Rich, visit The Strong to explore the connection between board games and cultural, social, moral, and religious messages.

April 2015

MVP Healthcare staff members help in The Strong’s outdoor gardens as part of an employee volunteer program.
Paul Hildebrandt (middle), senior software engineer at Walt Disney Animation Studios, tours The Strong with his son, Josh (left), and Jon-Paul Dyson, The Strong’s vice president for exhibits.
The Strong names Kevin McDonald, EdD, vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technology, to its Board of Trustees.

March 2015

The Strong welcomes more than 900 students from 21 area high schools to the 25th Annual Advanced Placement American History Conference.
Jon-Paul Dyson, director of The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games, speaks about preserving video game history at the 2015 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.