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Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design

Marla Day

Marla Day

Curator, K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum

Contact Information

338 Justin Hall
785-532-1328
mday@k-state.edu

Professional Biography

Marla Day received her B.S. and M.S. in Apparel and Textiles from Kansas State University. She has been actively involved in the university's Historic Costume and Textile Museum for much of her career, as well as being a K-State Research and Extension associate in textiles. She has been responsible for numerous curated exhibits including: Mantles for women: Rites of passage; Nelly Don: Dresses that worked for women; Woven wonders: A cross-section of American history; and the exhibit catalog Life passages: Women, dress and culture. She was awarded the NEH Scholarship in both 2007 and 2008 from the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies. She is an active member of the Kansas Museum Association.

Vita (pdf)