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Outgoing Gardner Leader Anne Hawley Reflects On Her 26 Years At The Museum07:42
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Anne Hawley, seen here in a WBUR file photo, is in her final week as the longtime Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum director. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Anne Hawley, seen here in a WBUR file photo, is in her final week as the longtime Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum director. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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This week represents a milestone at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Anne Hawley is stepping down after 26 years as director; her last day is Wednesday. Not since Gardner herself has one person so affected the contours of the museum and its culture.

Hawley -- who is credited with bringing the museum back to life when it was deep in debt and who also oversaw the colossal and controversial addition of a new wing — joined WBUR's All Things Considered host Lisa Mullins Monday to talk about her years at the helm of the Gardner.

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