News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – In response to questions raised regarding the recently announced call for submissions to redesign the marriage room at the Registry General, Walter Roban , Minister of Home Affairs stated: “It is in the spirit of an initiative that has been promoted by the Registry General since 2019 that we want to celebrate and support Bermudian artists, their work, creativity, ownership, and intellectual property. This Government has been featuring local art in numerous public spaces around the island for several years now.

“We have invited and received many submissions from local artists that have not only been exhibited by the Government for the public to see, but many pieces are also hanging in Government offices and buildings throughout Bermuda.

“The Ministry is pleased to award an honorarium to the successful candidate of the Marriage Room redesign, including the cost for supplies. We will continue to support Bermudian artists, the promotion of their work in the community, and their right to publicly express their creativity and intellectual property.”

The closing date for submissions is Friday, March 26th, 2021. For more information on proposal submissions, please contact Denise Carey at

The Registry General is also inviting photographers with images of Bermuda weddings/ceremonies to share their photos for display in the marriage room. If you are interested, please also contact Denise Carey.