The Tampa Arts Alliance wants to unify the city’s arts community. Can it?

Story by Jay Cridlin
Published June 30, 2021,

When it comes to the Peninsularium, an immersive art and culture campus planned for Tampa’s Ybor Heights neighborhood, Neil Gobioff doesn’t want to overpromise. The project, which will include a building housing a brewery and a new home for the art space Tempus Projects, is coming … sometime.

“We’re trying to avoid timelines,” said Gobioff, the chief financial officer of Crab Devil, the artists’ collective behind the Peninsularium. “With delays with permits and, of course, now we’re in the middle of supply issues, just like the rest of the world, I can tell you the building — but not the Peninsularium — will be open by the end of the year.”

Gobioff is more bullish on his other big project, the Tampa Arts Alliance.

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Michele Smith

The Tampa Arts Alliance is a nonprofit 501©3 established in 2021 as a catalyst and convenor of arts advocates dedicated to making Tampa a city known for excellence in the arts.

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