With project volunteers.

This piece, inspired by early British beehive skeps, was made of bound straw coils. The 14-foot circular interior was lit by suspended vessels of blown glass filled with differently colored honey. The smell of straw permeated the museum and heightened connection to nearby farms.


“A place of great beauty and mystery, a room of the meditative, the reverent, and the subconscious.”
Nick Capasso, deCordova Museum

“We got engaged in this sculpture!”
Visitorís notes, deCordova Museum

“Striking and Amazing.”
Visitorís notes, deCordova Museum


“Laura Baring-Gould is an artist who works almost exclusively on ambitious large-scale installations."