general info SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD WILL TURN INTO ART FOR 'DUBAI STREET MUSEUM' PROJECT
Sheikh Zayed Road Will Turn Into Art For 'Dubai Street Museum' Project
Updated on 28 October 2018

Dubai is getting a makeover! Brand Dubai and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have now launched the third phase of ‘Dubai Street Museum’ in the form of the Dubai Metro Murals Project. The project will see two international artists, Peruvian Daniel Cortez and Dominican-born Elio Mercado creating spectacular paintings across the pillars of the Dubai Metro. The murals will be seen on Sheikh Zayed Road between the DIFC and Emirates Towers metro stations.

The overall themes of the murals are creativity and happiness, whilst also paying homage to the city’s character, vision and future aspirations.

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said: “We are very happy to partner with Brand Dubai to execute this truly unique mural project in Dubai. Many of RTA’s projects have incorporated a strong aesthetic dimension and we are now working closely with Brand Dubai to enhance the experience that Dubai offers. The Project will not only transform the urban ambience along Sheikh Zayed Road but also bring art closer to the community. In cooperation with Brand Dubai, we are seeking to implement a series of projects like this that will make public spaces more appealing and create a distinct visual identity that fosters a sense of belonging and pride within the community.”

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