Archives Manager & Registrar
Mattie Barlow serves as Archives Manager & Registrar. Her responsibilities include preserving and cataloging the historical documents of the Museum’s archives, assisting researchers with accessing the collection, and managing museum loans and archives acquisitions.
A Tulsa native, Mattie can trace her Oklahoman roots to just before statehood. She grew up in Edmond, attained her Bachelor of Arts in Global Art & Visual Culture at the University of Central Oklahoma, with a minor in Studio Art, and is currently continuing her education at UCO, pursuing a Master of Arts in History.
Barlow is active in the Mountain-Plains Museum Association, serving as Networking Assistant for the Emerging Museum Professionals Committee and as Nominations Chair for the Registrar & Collections Committee. She is a member of the Oklahoma City Ballet Associate Board (2018-Present), a member of Allied Arts' Catalyst young professionals group and served on the ARTini Committee (2020) and the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's Momentum Committee (2019 & 2020).
Mattie resides in Oklahoma City's urban core with her husband, Joshua, and their three dogs