Archives Unlocked!

We are thrilled to announce that the Dorothy Kuya Archive Project has been featured in the National Archives Annual Review, which showcases 10 exemplary archive case studies nationwide.

Congratulations to Project Manager Janaya and the entire team for this remarkable accomplishment!

The audience at the Dorothy Kuya Archive Project
Dorothy Kuya celebration event

In 2022, National Museum Liverpool commissioned WoW to deliver The Dorothy Kuya Creative Archives Project and throughout the project, we curated monthly blogs, organised an International Women’s Day event, held walking tours, engaged visual artist Sumuyya Khader to lead workshops, created a short podcast series ft guests like Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders , and held a celebratory event at the Museum of Liverpool.

Zine-making workshop – Dorothy Kuya Archive

You can read the Dorothy Kuya Archive Project case study via National Archives Annual Review.

Listen to the Dorothy Kuya Archive podcast.

The Dorothy Kuya archive collection is now available to access via the Merseyside Maritime Museum Archive Centre.

For more information on how to access the archive email maritime.archives@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk.