Museum News

February 2015

The Rochester Business Journal names The Strong a finalist in its 2015 Best of the Web Awards competition.
Carolyn Bloore, the formal learning officer at Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood in London, visits The Strong to benchmark its educational programs. Pictured here with Debbie McCoy, The Strong's director of education.

January 2015

Fellowship recipient Devin Monnens, an independent games historian, visits The Strong to research the North American video game industry crash of 1983.
Fellowship recipient Laine Nooney, a postdoctoral associate at New York University, visits The Strong to research the cultural history of computer game company Sierra On-Line and its co-founders, Ken and Roberta Williams.

December 2014

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council awards The Strong $420,000 in Empire State Development funding for the museum’s Toy Halls of Fame project.
Spin Master’s Anton Rabie, Krista DiBerardino, and Susie Adelson (left to right) visit The Strong with consultant Nick Pagee. Pictured here in the museum’s library and archives with examples of historic Spin Master toy catalogs.