Image of Rebecca Matticks, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Becky was born and raised in Hastings and started her career as an intern at the museum during her time as a history student at Hastings College.  She was initially drawn to museums by her professors and earned a masters degree in museum administration from Eastern Illinois University. Becky has worked as a curator, director, and educator for numerous museums and historical societies throughout Kansas and Nebraska, including Boot Hill Museum, Stuhr Museum, and the Kansas Museums Association. At the Hastings museum, Becky is responsible for everything from developing the budget and sustainability program to scheduling all of the films. As a third generation German-Russian, her favorite historical period is, appropriately, 1870-1900 Nebraska pioneer history.

Email Becky or call 402-461-2399