Museum News

July 13, 2018

High school students from the Rochester Institute of Technology Liberty Partnership tour The Strong’s collections to learn about the museum’s video game preservation efforts.

July 13, 2018

The Strong breaks ground on a 100,000-square-foot expansion and launches $60-million capital campaign, Powered by Play.

June 21, 2018 readers vote The Strong museum the Top Place to Take Kids in the Rochester area for the 14th year in a row.
June 19, 2018

Fellowship recipient Natalie Underberg-Goode from the University of Central Florida conducts research in The Strong's archives for her video game history textbook, The Evolution of Video Games.

June 11, 2018
Adam Smith (left), executive director of the planned Comic-Con Center for Popular Culture in San Diego, tours The Strong with Jon-Paul Dyson.
June 8, 2018
Jeremy Saucier, The Strong's assistant vice president for interpretation and electronic games, speaks as part of a panel at the New York Cultural Heritage Tourism Network's eighth annual spring conference at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
May 29, 2018

A History of Video Games in 64 Objects, written by The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame and published by HarperCollins, is now available wherever books are sold.

May 23, 2018

The Strong acquires a collection of tens of thousands of pages of archival materials documenting the history of three of the most important American coin-operated game and pinball machine manufacturers of the 20th century—Bally, Williams, and Midway.​

May 21, 2018

The Strong hosts a Kids' Race at the professional-level Rochester Twilight Criterium cycling race.

May 16, 2018

Rae Proefrock (second from right), director of the Herschell Carousel Factory Museum, and her husband, Chuck, present The Strong with a Certificate of Appreciation for its continued care of the 100-year-old Elaine Wilson Carousel.

May 4, 2018

Nearly 50 educators attend The Strong’s “Reclaiming Joy through Song, Movement, and Stories” annual education conference, featuring authors and educators Steven Levy and Anna Rainville. Both pictured here with Debbie McCoy (center), The Strong’s assistant vice president for education.

April 30, 2018

The World Video Game Hall of Fame names the inductees for 2018: Final Fantasy VIIJohn Madden FootballSpacewar!, and Tomb Raider