MoCA Westport “Cocktails and Conversations” programs are planned this spring in conjunction with the exhibition, “Rainbow in the Dark,” on view through May 28.

WESTPORT — A series of “Cocktails and Conversations” programs is planned this spring by MoCA Westport in conjunction with its exhibition, “Rainbow in the Dark.”

The exhibit, featuring works by German contemporary artist Anselm Reyle, runs through May 28 at the museum, 19 Newtown Turnpike.

Most of the events are free for MoCA members and $10 for non-members. (Pricing may vary for special events, as noted on the museum’s website.) Advance registration is requested.

For details about Cocktails and Conversation programs and to register, click here.

The programs are designed “to present relevant and compelling speakers within the context of MoCA’s current exhibition,” according to a museum publicity release. In advance of the programs, attendees can visit the exhibit, as well as purchase drinks.

They include: 

Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m.:  Artist Robert Chaplin’s presentation will include “a storytime performance and touch on the importance of artistic license, creative synthesis and notions of copyright, all without the benefit of AI,” according to the publicity release.

Thursday, April 27, 6 p.m.: Introduction to The Carbon Almanac and a conversation between four Bridgeport artists — kHyal, Karl Heine, Finoula Breen-Ryan and Richard Killeaney — “focusing on working toward a better world,” the museum said.

Thursday, May 4, 5 p.m.: “The Wellness of Style,” a discussion featuring Gayle Perry, “a stylist and content creator whose philosophy is to break style barriers, enabling every woman or man no matter body type, budget, or age to feel their best and do great things,” according to the museum.

Thursday, May 11, 6 p.m.: Ameen Mokdad, an Iraqi multi-instrumentalist, who also will perform at MoCA Westport on May 12, will speak about Iraqi musical traditions and their lineage, as well as his experiences as a musician in the cities of Mosul and Baghdad during ISIS occupation.

Thursday, May 18, 6 p.m.: Emann Odufu, the curator of Rainbow in the Dark will discuss the exhibition, followed by a 30-minute concert by rock band Darling.

Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m.: A presentation with Barbara Sallick of Waterworks and Shari Lebowitz of Bespoke Designs, moderated by Jen Berniker, content creator and founder of Designport.

For more information, visit the MoCA Westport website or call 203-222-7070.