Although the galleries are temporarily closed, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St., invites artists of all ages to construct freestanding sculptures with wood and paint during February's ArtLab for All Ages Saturday, Feb. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Looking to Biennial artist Anna Hepler‘s sculpture in the courtyard, participants will fashion their own in-the-round structures by combining found shapes and wooden forms into pieces that activate the space around them.

Led by instructor Alexis Iammarino, ArtLab for All Ages takes place on the first Saturday of every month and is always free and open to all. Support for ArtLab is provided in part by The Cricket Foundation, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust, Nellie Leaman Taft Foundation and individual donors.

CMCA’s galleries are currently closed for repair, but ArtLab remains free and open to the public during events.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or