Apart from their children's crayon masterpieces, many people refrain from putting art in the kitchen for the same reason they're reluctant to hang it in the bathroom - moisture, heat, grease and extreme temperature changes -- the four dark horsemen of art
Coat closet attached to bench area. Nice way to keep bulky coats out of the way. Hooks above bench can be mainly for hats & scarves, etc. Need spot (off the bench and floor) to store bags/backpacks & my purse. Maybe hook or shelf inside coat closet?