In its 441st Anniversary the City Government of Pasig and Dangal ng Pasig 2014 presented a Plaque of Recognition to Lopez Museum and Library, represented by the indefatigable duo Museum Administrator Ms. Ethel Villafranca and Head Librarian Ms. Mercy Servida.
“In recognition for being a repository of Philippine art and history museum and library and serving information to the public through its education and publication programs since its establishment in 1960.”
The recognition was given on the 24th of June 2014 by City Mayor Maria Belen Andaya-Eusebio at Tanghalang Pasigueño, Pasig City.
The Lopez Museum and Library is at the ground floor of the Benpres Building which carries the 1989 historical marker for López Patriarch and Founder Don Eugenio López by the National Historical Institute (now National Historical Commission of the Philippines). Located in the City of Pasig since 1986, the Lopez Museum and Library has been serving the nation for more than fifty years.
The Department of Tourism – Pasig City in its website writes,
Eugenio Lopez Foundation, Inc.: The Lopez Memorial Museum and Library was founded on February 13, 1960 by Don Eugenio López, Sr. in honor of his parents, Benito López and Presentacion Hofilena. First established in Pasay City, the museum and library moved to the Benpres Building in 1986 and continues to serve its various publics. Among its offerings are a fine art collection with works by Filipino artists from the 19th century to the contemporary period, and an extensive Filipiniana collection. From works of 19th century Filipino masters Juan Luna and Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo to works of National Artists for the Visual Arts to that of contemporary artists, the Lopez Memorial Museum creates exhibition that explore different aspects of Philippine art, culture and history.