Mary Worrall is Curator of Cultural Heritage at the Michigan State University Museum. Her research interests include quilts and quiltmakers, object-based learning, museums and social justice, and traditional material culture. Worrall works with developing and managing exhibition, research, collections, andeducational programs. She has written on quilts and quiltmakers and has curated numerous interpretive exhibits. She is on the curatorial team of the Great Lakes Folk Festival. Worrall is the Associate Director of the Quilt Index, an online, open access resource of data about quilts and quiltmakers (funded primarily by NEH and IMLS National Leadership grants). Worrall has served on the Board of Directors of The Quilt Alliance and the American Quilt Study Group.