There aren’t enough benches in museums, says David Whitemyer in an article for the American Alliance of Museums, and I agree.
He suggests 4 things to consider:
- Help visitors slow down
- Make [benches] part of the plan
- Encourage hanging out
- Know the rules
“Whoever first came up with the idea is a genius: free public resting places where you can take time out from the bustle and brouhaha of the city, and simply sit and watch and reflect.”British writer Tom Hodgkinson
Read the article at the American Alliance of Museums