Recent news

  • The Strong acquires a massive collection of original artwork, design notes, schematics, game source code, corporate records, and one-of-a-kind artifacts that document the history of Atari’s coin-operated video game and pinball divisions from 1972 to 1999.

  • The Strong hosts the Monroe County 2014 State of the County address.

  • FamilyFun magazine names The Strong the number one “Family Museum in the Country” and the nation’s number four overall “Favorite Family Destination.”

  • Lella Gandini, Italian-born author and early childhood educator best known in the United States as the leading advocate for the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, donates papers and research materials to The Strong.

  • The Strong welcomes nearly 1,100 students from more than 20 area high schools to the 24th Annual Advanced Placement American History Conference.

  • Game After: A Cultural Study of Video Game Afterlife by Raiford Guins (MIT Press) features The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games extensively, including game preservation insights from its director Jon-Paul Dyson.

  • Fellowship recipient Robert Guyker from Pacifica Graduate Institute in California visits The Strong to research the convergence of myth, play, and video games.

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In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.
Roman poet
43 BC–17