Museum News

May 28, 2015

The journal Reference Reviews publishes an assessment of The Strong’s scholarly resources that states, “…there is nothing that compares to The Strong’s breadth and scope of historical materials and collections related to play.”

May 25, 2015
The Strong's Nicolas Ricketts joins the board of directors for the Association of Game and Puzzle Collectors.
May 22, 2015

The Strong earns top honors for website design and online advertising, and honorable mention for direct mail, at the Rochester Chapter of the American Marketing Association’s Pinnacle Awards.

May 22, 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.

May 20, 2015

TripAdvisor awards The Strong a Certificate of Excellence in recognition of the museum’s top ratings from travelers.

May 19, 2015

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.)

May 7, 2015

The Strong recognizes volunteers for nearly 2,000 hours of dedicated service in 2014.

Robyn Holmes
May 7, 2015

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.

May 4, 2015

Psychology Today selects the blog post "Want to Know What’s Play?" by The Strong's Scott Eberle, vice president for play studies, as an "Essential Read."

April 27, 2015

MVP Healthcare staff members help in The Strong’s outdoor gardens as part of an employee volunteer program.

April 23, 2015
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.
April 9, 2015

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.