Skip Navigation


Arts Toolkit

Arts Toolkit: Multi-Arts Tools

This Day in the Arts: August 27


Man Ray, an American painter and photographer and a leading figure in the artistic avant-garde in Paris of the 1920s, is born in Philadelphia.


Having renounced his U.S. citizenship earlier in the year, African-American scholar and civil rights activist W.E.B. du Bois dies in Ghana at the age of 95.

600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951