The Temple, 336 S Santa Fe, has a remarkable treasure trove of 104 meticulously hand-painted backdrops that have captured the imagination for over a century. These rare and exquisite artworks, dating back to 1905, originated in the bustling artistic hub of Chicago.
In a journey that spans generations, these captivating backdrops made their way to Salina in 1927, nestled within a specially crafted rail car, which carried with it the essence of a bygone era. Once installed, these magnificent drops ascend a staggering three stories high, gracing the temple's interior and reaching up to the majestic roof.
Each backdrop intricately contributes to creating a sense of depth and immersion within various scenes, promising visitors a remarkable journey through time and artistic craftsmanship. Don't miss your chance to marvel at this unparalleled collection that has withstood the test of time and remains a testament to the enduring beauty of art and history.