for the Universal Exhibition of 1900 and dedicated "by the Republic to
the glory of French art", the Grand Palais was classified as a
historical monument in 2000.
The Grand Palais now offers a program combining fine arts, fashion, photography, music, dance, cinema, theater and sports. In recent years there have been major exhibitions such as Hokusai, Niki de Saint Phalle, Picasso.Mania, Edward Hopper and Gauguin.