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Metro Tunnel Creative Program

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program runs free activities, events and public art exhibitions to enhance Melbourne city life during construction of the Metro Tunnel.

Program updates

PHOTO 2021

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program is proud to present more than 500 metres of public art at the PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography during February and March.

The festival will see photographic artworks appear in unexpected places around Melbourne and regional Victoria – including on the Metro Tunnel's construction hoardings.

Find out more and explore our artworks.

Composite of three artworks appearing at PHOTO 2021

About the program

Find out more about the Metro Tunnel Creative program, including its objectives and themes, and frequently asked questions.

Art of Rail newsletter

Register for Creative Program updates from Rail Projects Victoria's the Art of Rail newsletter or follow the Metro Tunnel social media channels.

Artist Pool

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program: Artist Pool is a database from which we will select artists for temporary art opportunities, interpretation pieces and activations.

Legacy Artwork

The Metro Tunnel Legacy Artwork Program will provide world-class public art experiences for visitors and users of the Metro Tunnel.

Explore what's happening in our precincts

Cultural programming

As well as providing temporary placemaking activities such as pop-up parks and vibrant artworks on construction hoardings, the Creative Program partners with creative practitioners and cultural organisations to interpret the project in artistic and innovative ways.

Explore our cultural programming initiatives.