Back in time adventure

Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art

On a cold, rainy morning you are visiting the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art with your class. You fall behind the group to tie your shoelace. Crouching over, you notice a thread coming out from behind an empty display case; you pick it up and feel a faint electric shock, which makes you bump into the case. Whoops! The case falls over! Do you:

Drop the thread, wait for your class to come back for you?

Find a place to hide?