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(Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis – Daily Press)

Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center manager Nancy Dunn and employee Yvette Duarte stand in front of a quilt titled “Blooming Nine-Patch Quilt” made by Ann Podany Saturday at the grand opening of the new Art Center. The first exhibit, featuring creations by the Artesia Quilters Guild, will be on display through Oct. 17.