Above, crews work to move the Peter Hurd mural out of a storage facility in Midland, Texas. At right, Jaynes Corp. removes the roof of the new Artesia Public Library this morning in preparation for the mural’s installation. Photos Courtesy Sandi Lanning

Below, crews work to move the Peter Hurd mural out of a storage facility in Midland, Texas. Above, Jaynes Corp. removes the roof of the new Artesia Public Library this morning in preparation for the mural’s installation.
Photos Courtesy Sandi Lanning

Peter Hurd Mural in HangarARTESIA — The Artesia Library Foundation is preparing for the arrival of a monumental Peter Hurd mural today, albeit a bit behind schedule.
Rain in the Midland, Texas, area slightly delayed the removal and loading of the mural from the storage facility where it has been housed. The mural is now projected to arrive in Artesia around 5 p.m. today, with its installation still scheduled to follow. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.