The Freedom & Blues Exhibition and the Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center were presented June 27, according to the newsletter of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce.


The center and the exhibition are located at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Business Support Incubator, 615 S. Main St., in downtown Pine Bluff.


The Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance (DRBA) and Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission presented the program, according to a news release.


“Coordinated by the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance (DRBA), the Freedom & Blues Exhibition highlights the interconnectedness of the African-American freedom struggle and the prodigious blues legacy from Pine Bluff, Ark., to Greenville, Miss.,” according to a release. “Through visual art, photographs, musical instruments and other memorabilia, the Freedom & Blues Exhibition weaves a nuanced story of human achievement, resilience, and challenge about its residents and artists living on the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Highway (U.S. 65 and 82).”


The Chamber’s Redcoats attended the launch of the Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center and the unveiling of the Freedom & Blues Exhibition.


The visitor information center office provides information and support for the many cultural and recreational outlets in the area.


“Whether guests are visiting Pine Bluff for the first time, have recently relocated to Pine Bluff, or are established residents, the friendly staff stands ready to provide information on Pine Bluff’s attractions, tours, accommodations, dining, events and more,” according to the newsletter.


The Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center and the Freedom & Blues Exhibition are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Details: 870-534-2121.