Design your own Treasure Ship – Kids’ Competition

Welcome to our Treasure Chest…where all the spoils could be yours!

Get your creative brain into gear and draw your perfect Treasure Ship for your chance to win this epic bounty!
Cannons, sails, treasure chests – what will yours look like? Draw inspiration from the ships below and the Treasure Ships exhibition.


Download the design your own Treasure Ship entry form 

And send your best art to us at:
Kids Colouring-in Competition
Art Gallery of Western Australia
PO Box 8363
Perth Business Centre
Perth WA 6849

Or drop it off, in person at the Treasure Ships Ticket Desk. We’ll share some favourites online throughout the competition.


Cornelis Pietersz de MOOY Peasants Skirmishing on a Jetty, with a Man-of-War Firing a Salute Offshore, 1689

JAPAN WR-0Z2Y2543_72

TS162-LJE5-1_0228     UNKNOWN Japanese artist Dutch Trading Ship in Japanese Waters, c.1870


Terms and conditions:

Competition closes 31 January 2016. Entrants agree to hear from the Art Gallery of Western Australia by email. One winner will be chosen and notified by email on 1 February 2016. The prize will be judged on age and merit. The judges decision is final.


Cornelis Pietersz de Mooy Netherlands, 1656–1702 Peasants Skirmishing on a Jetty, with a Man-of-War Firing a Salute Offshore 1689 oil on panel 100.0 x 113.0 x 7.0 cm Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth

detail: Nagasaki School Scenes of traders at Nagasaki late 18th–early 19th century, Nagasaki, Japan pair of hand scrolls (e maki): ink, colour and gold on paper; box: wood, paper and ink, scroll (a) 34.0 x 652.0 cm; (b) 34.0 x 652.0 cm; box 12.0 x 19.5 x 39.5 cm M.J.M. Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Japan Arrival of the Black Ship early 17th century six-panel screen, opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper 94.0 x 290.0 cm The Gwinnett Collection, Adelaide

Japan Dutch trading ship in Japanese waters c.1870. Four-panel screen, opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper, 67.5 x 138.0 x 11.0 cm.
Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth.