Six Degrees of Separate Nations Ebony G. Patterson and Peter Kamwathi and Borders of ParadiseSaturday, June 8, 6pm – The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, 10975 Southwest 17th St., Miami

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU introduces two new exhibitions, both of which feature art as a tool to establish identity: How we see ourselves and how we perceive others, now and in the past. The two exhibitions, Six Degrees of Separate Nations: Ebony G. Patterson and Peterson Kamwathi, and Borders of Paradise: In the Eyes of Explorers, will have an opening reception on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The wine and hors d’oeuvres reception is open to the public and free of charge.  The opening reception will be preceded by a panel discussion with the artists, the curator and guest speaker, Professor Patricia Saunders, at 4pm, also at the Frost Art Museum.