We are the WARE Collective:

A non-profit , charitable Jamaica-based organization promoting the preservation and education of traditional arts and sustainable building methods throughout southern St. Elizabeth and Jamaica.

OUR MISSION

The preservation of traditional arts, crafts and traditional building methods in southern St. Elizabeth and Jamaica.

- STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS OF ROCKSTONE AND FIRE IN 2021/2022

GET INVOLVED

You can make a difference! Get in touch to discuss volunteer opportunities or other collaborations.

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Education | Sustainability | Advocacy

Phase 1

Film Launch  
Gaining Your Support
+ Building a Movement

Phase 2

Acquisition & Restoration of the Living Museum Site 
Repair & Renovation of Old Nog Structures 
Continuation of Phase 1 Goals

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Wattle and Daub Unrendered

Wattle and Daub Unrendered

Spanish Wall Unrendered

Spanish Wall Unrendered

Wattle and Daub House

Wattle and Daub House

Spanish Wall Shop

Spanish Wall Shop

Typical example of a Spanish Wall dwelling of St. Elizabeth

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Typical example of a Spanish Wall dwelling of St. Elizabeth

"A people without knowledge of their past, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

"A people without knowledge of their past, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

Endangered, rehabilitated, charming, functional, resilient, irreplaceable... Spanish Wall structures of South St. Elizabeth

"Our built environment is central to sustaining our identity, our pride, and our economy."

Dr. Vince Michael

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