The Strong’s Museum Secrets events are exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunities for Presidential, Sustaining, and Leading level museum members—as well as special guests—to tour spaces or view artifacts seldom seen by the public. See highlights from the Summer 2022 Museum Secrets.
The Play Ball, The Strong’s annual gala, support’s the museum’s play-based educational programs that encourage learning, creativity, and discovery. The night includes food and drink, live and silent auctions, entertainment, and play!
The Meet the Collectors Series
“Meet the Collectors“ is a series of exclusive, onsite, after-hour events that welcomes to The Strong some of the world’s most knowledgeable collectors and creators in the toy, game, and video game spheres.
Cocktails with the Creators
Cocktails with the Creators is a live, interactive, online Zoom series featuring the most influential and creative innovators in the video game and toy industries … and cocktails!
Archived Episodes of Cocktails with the Creators
- Bonnie Erickson and Wayde Harrison
- Tom Kalinske
- Black Toys and Toymakers: The Story of Shindana
- Nolan Bushnell
- Jill Barad
- Brenda Romero and Lisette Titre-Montgomery
The Happiest Hour is The Strong’s 21+ after-hours event featuring games, drinks, and play throughout the entire museum.