­The Westport Arts Center will host a "Toy Stories" exhibit featuring toys, toy production technology, animation and video games from Jan. 27 to March 18 at the center's gallery, 51 Riverside Ave.

An opening reception for the exhibit, featuring works by more than 30 artists, will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27.

The center will have several toy-related programs during the run of the exhibit, starting with the launch of Main Street's New Media Lab and a panel discussion with gaming technology experts Feb. 9.

The center also is accepting entries for its Toy Design Competition for children ages 5 to 18 through Feb. 10, and will have a Wacky Family Day program March 11, in addition to an Art Cafe on Fridays in February and March.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call the Westport Arts Center at 203-222-7070 or visit www.westportartscenter.org.