Museum News

December 2014

Democrat and Chronicle readers name The Strong museum Rochester’s Choice for best museum for the 13th consecutive year.

November 2014

The Strong achieves reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest achievement for excellence in the museum community.
The Strong loans Barbie dolls and G.I. Joe action figures to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. for display in the exhibit The Boomer Lists: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. (Courtesy Newseum)
Musicians and staff from the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra tour The Strong’s electronic games collection in preparation for the RPO’s presentation of Video Games Live on November 21.
Noted video game writers Richard Dansky (middle) and Lee Sheldon (left) tour The Strong’s video game collections with Jon-Paul Dyson, director of the International Center for the History of Electronic Games.

October 2014

City Newspaper readers have named The Strong museum Rochester's best family-friendly attraction.
Jon-Paul C. Dyson, director of The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games, speaks about video game preservation at a conference in Philadelphia hosted by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts.
The online site, which helps connect consumers with great local businesses, has again named The Strong museum one of the “Best Spots in Town” based on numerous top-scoring reviews.