Student interview: Molly McVey

Molly McVey is a first-year Museum Science and Management student who has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2-D Studio Art and a minor in Photography. Her background allows her to go into an exhibit with an interesting perspective, while helping others realize and appreciate the work that they may not have understood previously! The following interview tells a bit more about Molly, giving an insight on her thoughts and interests.



Where are you originally from?

I’m from Overland Park, Kansas.

What made you interested in the Museum Science and Management (MSM) program at the University of Tulsa?

I took a tour of the campus and instantly fell in love with it and the Museum Science and Management program. I love how the program is structured and the many opportunities to succeed within it.

What are you most excited about within the MSM program?

I’m excited about the internship requirement and the practical experience I will gain while in the program.

What makes you a good fit for the program?

I feel that I’m a good fit for the program, because I’m hard working, have a passion for museums, and have a strong background in art history.

What are your goals upon graduating?

I hope to have a job in a museum working on the collection management or digitization team.

What is your dream job in the museum industry?

I would absolutely love to work at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO!

What do you like about Tulsa so far?

I love everything about Tulsa! I especially love attending the First Friday Art Walks in the Brady Art District.

Where do you hope to be in five years, city-wise?

I hope to be working in a museum in the Kansas City area, but unfortunately I can’t see into the future, so only time will tell.


My hobbies include, photography, painting, reading, watching the Great British Baking Show on Netflix, and horseback riding.