Press Releases

American Journal of Play Publishes Special Issue

February 21, 2024

Special issue focuses on Lev S. Vygotsky’s views on play and children’s development

The Celebrates Black History Month with Program, Online Exhibit, and Display

February 5, 2024

The Strong celebrates Black History Month.

Barbie™ You Can Be Anything™: The Experience Opens January 20

January 17, 2024

Barbie You Can Be Anything: The Experience opens at The Strong on January 20.

War Toys: Ukraine Now Open

December 1, 2023

War Toys: Ukraine, an exhibit exploring the impact of armed conflict on children, is now open at The Strong National Museum of Play.

National Toy Hall of Fame Reveals Four Inductees for 2023

November 10, 2023

The National Toy Hall of Fame inducted baseball cards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher Price Corn-Popper, and NERF.

The Strong National Museum of Play’s Play Ball Gala Returns

October 18, 2023

The Strong’s Play Ball gala returns on October 20. (Please note that the museum is closed that day in preparation.)

National Toy Hall of Fame to Induct Fourth Inductee

October 17, 2023

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the National Toy Hall of Fame, four inductees will be joining the illustrious hall in 2023.

The Strong to Host Black Dolls Exhibit from September 23 to January 7, 2024

September 20, 2023

Black Dolls, organized by the New-York Historical Society, explores handmade Black dolls through the lens of race, gender, and history.

Meet the 2023 Finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame

September 13, 2023

Learn more about each of the 12 finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame.