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Metro Tunnel Creative Program

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program features activities and events designed and led by a team of designers, curators, and place managers dedicated to enhancing city life alongside the construction of the Metro Tunnel.

Program updates

Awards recognition

The Metro Tunnel Creative Program has been recognised in two separate design awards for its public art contributions at the Town Hall and Parkville construction sites.

Weekdays Design Studio's creative signage at Flinders Street has been awarded Silver at the 2020 Melbourne Design Awards.

The ongoing program at Parkville is a finalist in the 2020 Premier's Design Awards.

A decorative sign saying 'The new Town Hall Station is being built here' written on a barrier next to a tram line

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.