The Gardner Grows For Anne Hawley, patience is rewarded The museum director weathered some storms to see the expansion through. ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff Anne Hawley, director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in the central stairway of the museum’s new wing. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Gardner Museum director Anne Hawley and Jim Labeck, the director of operations, looked over a model of the new wing on Jan 19, 2010. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Anne Hawley took members of the news media on a tour of the construction site. Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff Anne Hawley spoke with Jessica Chloros, an assistant objects conservator, while she cleaned the Peplophoros statue with a laser on Dec. 1, 2011. Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff Hawley spoke with Alanna Nelson, a textiles conservator at the museum. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Anne Hawley looked over the Gardner Museum extension as it neared completion. The Boston Globe Anne Hawley stood with architect Renzo Piano in the glass corridor of the finished new wing at the Gardner Museum on Jan. 11, 2011.