Calendar

So much fun, so close to home! Unless otherwise noted, special events typically end by 4 p.m. and are included with general museum admission fees.

Programs underwritten in part by official airline of The Strong.

February

16
Saturday, February 16

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

17
Sunday, February 17

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

18
Monday, February 18

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

18
Monday, February 18
11 a.m.

Learn about world cultures, literature, and the art of interactive storytelling with a special performance of African Folktales presented by Bright Star Theatre. Based in North Carolina, Bright Star Theatre is a nationally recognized touring company that brings educational and historical plays to a variety of venues.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

19
Tuesday, February 19

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

20
Wednesday, February 20

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

21
Thursday, February 21

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

22
Friday, February 22

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

23
Saturday, February 23

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

24
Sunday, February 24

Take a test to see how much you know about healthy habits, try your hand at exercises such as frog jumps and lunges, and design a Healthy Hero badge. Visit the Play Pals exhibit and measure, weigh, and test the vital signs of your favorite stuffed animals in the GUND Teddy Bear Check-Up area. Then use your new skills in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

25
Monday, February 25
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book. This month: Just One You. Celebrate what makes each person special with stories about diversity. 

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Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

25
Monday, February 25
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

27
Wednesday, February 27
Noon

Visit Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden for a special presentation with butterfly garden staff. Learn about the creatures that call the garden their home.  

Purchase general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

March

1
Friday, March 1
8:30–midnight

Enjoy an evening of play designed just for college students after the museum closes to the general public. The night includes discounted admission and full access to the museum’s dozens of exhibits. Play your way through the history of gaming in eGameRevolution and Pinball Playfields, relive your childhood in Sesame Street and Wegmans Super Kids Market, and discover the most iconic toys of all time in the Toy Halls of Fame

Tickets are available here

2
Saturday, March 2
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Slide, run, or skip into the museum for activities that keep you moving. Join staff from the YMCA of Greater Rochester to learn about their summer camp offerings and enjoy demonstrations of martial arts and hip-hop dance. Play a game of pickleball with Rochester Accessible Adventures, learn where to play from the City of Rochester recreation department, and check out the flavors of the Rochester Public Market. Take pictures with the Tooth Fairy and learn how to keep your smile healthy with staff from Eastman Dental. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

4
Monday, March 4
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book. Every first Monday of the month, check out special activities to celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary. This month: Silly Stories. Enjoy books featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. 

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Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

4
Monday, March 4
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus a 20-minute guided tour beginning at 11:30 a.m. about museum founder and philanthropist Margaret Woodbury Strong.

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

6
Wednesday, March 6
Noon

Visit Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden for a special presentation with butterfly garden staff. Learn about the creatures that call the garden their home.  

Purchase general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

9
Saturday, March 9
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Have a play date with your favorite princesses! Create your own magical microphone with the Latina Princess and sing a tune with the Snow Princess. Create a personalized crown with Cinderella, build a tower with Rapunzel, and help the Frog Princess with recipes for her restaurant. Take aim at dragons with the Scottish Princess, enjoy a tea party with Belle, and play alongside Sleeping Beauty and her friendly forest friends. Bring your royal friends to the theater for a special performance by School of Irish Dance students on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

10
Sunday, March 10
1–4 p.m.

Have a play date with your favorite princesses! Create your own magical microphone with the Latina Princess and sing a tune with the Snow Princess. Create a personalized crown with Cinderella, build a tower with Rapunzel, and help the Frog Princess with recipes for her restaurant. Take aim at dragons with the Scottish Princess, enjoy a tea party with Belle, and play alongside Sleeping Beauty and her friendly forest friends.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

11
Monday, March 11
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book. This month: Silly Stories. Enjoy books featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. 

Media support from 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

11
Monday, March 11
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

13
Wednesday, March 13
Noon

Visit Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden for a special presentation with butterfly garden staff. Learn about the creatures that call the garden their home.  

Purchase general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

18
Monday, March 18
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book. This month: Silly Stories. Enjoy books featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. 

Media support from 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

18
Monday, March 18
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

20
Wednesday, March 20
Noon

Visit Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden for a special presentation with butterfly garden staff. Learn about the creatures that call the garden their home.  

Purchase general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

23
Saturday, March 23
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., meet Marvel Comic's official Black Panther. Pose for a picture at a designated time by picking up a free ticket in the museum's Adams Atrium the day of the event while supplies last. (Timed tickets for superhero meet and greets must be picked up one hour before designated meeting times.) All weekend long, come in costume and test out your superhero skills at Hero Training Camp in the American Comic Book Heroes exhibit. Meet professional comic book artists and learn about local comic book conventions such as Flower City Comic Con and Roc Con. Create crime-fighting accessories such as masks and cuffs to transform into your favorite superhero. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

24
Sunday, March 24
1–4 p.m.

From noon to 4 p.m., meet Marvel Comic's official Spider-Man. Pose for a picture at a designated time by picking up a free ticket in the museum's Adams Atrium the day of the event while supplies last. (Timed tickets for superhero meet and greets must be picked up one hour before designated meeting times.) All weekend long, come in costume and test out your superhero skills at Hero Training Camp in the American Comic Book Heroes exhibit. Meet professional comic book artists and learn about local comic book conventions such as Flower City Comic Con and Roc Con. Create crime-fighting accessories such as masks and cuffs to transform into your favorite superhero. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

25
Monday, March 25
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book. This month: Silly Stories. Enjoy books featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. 

Media support from 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

25
Monday, March 25
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

27
Wednesday, March 27
Noon

Visit Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden for a special presentation with butterfly garden staff. Learn about the creatures that call the garden their home.  

Purchase general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

April

1
Monday, April 1
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus a 20-minute guided tour beginning at 11:30 a.m. about museum founder and philanthropist Margaret Woodbury Strong.

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

5
Friday, April 5
6 p.m.

Join Eastman Community Music School faculty for a short concert followed by a question-and-answer session in the Adams Atrium at 6 p.m.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​​

8
Monday, April 8
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

22
Monday, April 22
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

May

6
Monday, May 6
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus a 20-minute guided tour beginning at 11:30 a.m. about museum founder and philanthropist Margaret Woodbury Strong.

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

13
Monday, May 13
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in. 

20
Monday, May 20
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong. This three-hour experience includes general museum admission plus entry into the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. 

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by calling 585-263-2700. This program is for adults age 55 and older. Photo ID may be requested at check-in.