Verbal Arts Centre has a number of commissioned works by leading Irish artists, sculptors, designers and craftsmen which provide a visual counterpoint to each floor.
- Reception Desk by Knut Klimmek
- Glass sculpture containing c. 212 original hand written manuscripts gifted to the Centre by the writers of Ireland (glass sculpture by Killian Schurmann)
- Floor tiles - depicting Ulster mythology (collaboration between the most celebrated living Irish artist Louis le Brocquy and Dutch ceramicist Ron van der Noll)
- Paintings on back stairs illustrating traditional stories from all over Ireland by Rita Duffy
- Ulysses Installation – this piece consist of transcribing James Joyce’s Ulsysses onto three of the Centre’s walls by local artist Colin Darke.
- Gallery space.
- The key and defining piece in the Coffee House is a commissioned sculpture by Carolyn Mulholland - her two bronze figures are set in relationship that explores the nature of communication between individual human beings.
- Wrought Iron railings, balcony, and gates by Gerald Pullman
Glass windows in Library celebrating Ireland's four Nobel prize winners for literature and commemorating the north-west's contribution to literature by naming 24 of our writers by Deirdre Rogers
- Carved text in library by Ben Russell
- Sculpture on main stair case depicting communication via ‘Word Jugglers’ by John Behan
- Board table and 16 chairs in Library by Michael Bell (depicting a boat = voyage of the imagination)
- Painting of the building in Library by Martin Mooney to commemorate the links between 1892 and 2000 commissioned with help of The Honourable The Irish Society
- Lecterns and speakers chairs matching set of 2: lecterns inspired by Morse code keys
The Verbal Arts Centre is a Registered Educational Charity.