Elaine Selo, co-owner of Selo/Shevel Gallery, could be a potential donor. She smiled with relief when asked, at her shop, about the museum in the making. "I have lots of beautiful dinnerware that my parents brought from Germany. We can't use it all. It would be wonderful to share it," she says. "Dinnerware is art--decorative art. It needs to be preserved and shared."
This article has been edited since it appeared in the April 2013 Ann Arbor Observer. The spelling of Margaret Carney's last name has been corrected.
[Originally published in April, 2013.]